Restriction on distribution by Novell?

Philippe Verdy verdy_p at
Wed Sep 27 16:50:13 UTC 2006

From: "John Cowan" <cowan at>
> Russ Nelson scripsit:
>> 2) These are patches.  They are not necessarily supplied to you under
>> the GPL.
> If they are diffs, yes.  If they are replacement binaries, they must
> be under the GPL.

Hmmm... diffs most often contain lines belonging to the GPL'ed sources. Beware of the format (diffs in the common "-u" format should be GPL'ed too!)

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