Fedora, Portable Edition?

King InuYasha ngompa13 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 20:44:14 UTC 2009

On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 12:45 PM, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at chello.at>wrote:

> King InuYasha wrote:
> > Couldn't the patches [used to make the coLinux kernel possible] be
> forward
> > ported to the latest 2.6.x kernel? As for the X11 issue, I did notice
> > that. However it seems that he provides the latest versions of all of his
> > patches (http://www.straightrunning.com/XmingCode/) even though the
> > instructions on how to use them are kinda out of date (
> > http://www.straightrunning.com/XmingNotes/cross.php). I think this is
> more
> > or less the same situation with the Xchat Windows binaries, except this
> > guy has more legal ground, especially with most of it being licensed
> > either LGPL or X11.
> There is no license in that directory, so I can only assume these terms:
> http://www.straightrunning.com/XmingNotes/terms.php
> to apply, in other words, this source and any binaries built from it are
> non-redistributable.
>        Kevin Kofler
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Wow, that sucks. So only the ancient 6.9.0 release is allowed
redistribution. The only other one I can think of is the Cygwin Xorg release
7.4, but I'm not sure how that would actually work without including the
entire Cygwin system.
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