question about RedHat/Fedora and the GPL

Kyrre Ness Sjobak kyrre at
Wed Jun 8 14:29:08 UTC 2005

man, 06.06.2005 kl. 10.22 skrev Jeff Pitman:
> On Monday 06 June 2005 15:48, condition terminal wrote:
> > OK then.. so how are the files and scripts used to control the
> > building of the rpms outside the specs excluded from the conditions
> > of the GPL?
> Think of beehive as an over-glorified cron system.  If you use cron to 
> do a daily checkout from CVS and build a system, that doesn't mean you 
> need to release the source code to cron for every release of your 
> software.  You could even use some proprietary cron setup and still not 
> be obligated to release it.
> -- 
> -jeff

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