[issue81] possible readline license violation

Justin C. Sherrill justin at shiningsilence.com
Fri Jan 19 10:03:02 PST 2007

On Fri, January 19, 2007 11:26 am, Matt Emmerton wrote:
> Matt Emmerton <matt at gsicomp.on.ca> added the comment:
> FreeBSD-6 uses a GEOM-based vinum, which links with and uses readline.
> However, it appears to be considerably rewritten from the non-GEOM vinum,
> and
> uses the new BSD licence (no adv clause) so they are fine linking with the
> GPL'd readline.

Does the advertising clause still apply to the old vinum code?  There were
some licenses where that hadn't been cleaned out in FreeBSD until
recently.  This may be a question for Greg Lehey.

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