including GPL software info FreeBSD source tree
stephanweaver at hotmail.com
Thu May 15 16:03:44 PDT 2003
afaik, gnu glp, if changed are made
you have to list the changes.
use current license (gnu gpl).
someone correct this?
>From: Maksim Yevmenkin <m_evmenkin at yahoo.com>
>To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>Subject: including GPL software info FreeBSD source tree
>Date: Thu, 15 May 2003 15:55:08 -0700 (PDT)
>what is the proper way to include GPL source code into FreeBSD
>i have a source code (from Linux) that is under GPL. i would like hack it a
>little bit and include it into FreeBSD distribution.
>1) keep GPL license?
>2) put BSD license on top and keep GPL?
>3) substitute GPL with BSD license?
>do i have to contact the author of the Linux code and get his permission?
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