CDDL+GPL still an issue?

Simone Caronni negativo17 at
Mon May 14 14:32:36 UTC 2012


To better understand; in similar cases, how do I know that I can't
link with GPL?

The fact that both "GPLv3 Compat?" and "GPLv2 Compat?" columns have
their value to "NO" in the CDDL or BSD Protection line can be a clear
indication of that?


On 14 May 2012 16:27, Tom Callaway <tcallawa at> wrote:
> On 05/14/2012 10:06 AM, Simone Caronni wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I would like to know if there are still issues with CDDL packages in Fedora.
>> It is not my intention to start a flame, I'm simply asking if that's
>> still the case or if I can fill a Review Request for the infamous
>> cdrtools in Fedora:
> No. We're not including cdrtools in Fedora. Consider it pre-emptively
> legally blocked.
> The last time this topic was brought up, I took the time to identify all
> of the legal issues around it (and attempt to dispel some of Mr.
> Schilling's crazy):
> I've also added it to the Forbidden Items list:
> ~tom
> ==
> Fedora Project

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