GPLv3-licensed ports

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at
Wed May 19 13:50:06 UTC 2010

>  No, 3-clause BSD license is compatible with GPLv3 [1] (you can follow
>  multiple arrows on that figure). You can combine BSD-licensed code with
>  GPLv3-licensed code and either use it privately or redistribute it under
>  GPLv3. Pretty much the same as with GPLv2.


>  This actually implies that the packages and possibly the patches in GPL
>  ports are covered by GPL too... hence the "legal decision" I guess. OK.

Patches itself (sources) may have any compatible license (including BSD), but when they are applied to GPL sources, produced sources fall under GPL completely, including modified parts


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