All of this is paraphrased, and if I remember correctly, it's been a while.
Basically, Nexenta and some (bigger) parts of Debian disagree on the GPL's operation system
As the CDDL license is incompatible with the GPL, the only way forward appears to be claiming
the Solaris libc is part ot the operating system and therefore no problem. However, GPLv2
says that those system libraries must not be distributed along with the GPL source in that
case, which would be the case if you stick everything on a CD.
GPLv3 appears to clear that up, and there are rumours that Eben Moglen and the rest of the FSF
believes the GPLv2 operating system exception is meant to be the same as GPLv3's, but I
believe no official legal advise has been given on this issue yet. Any such pointers would be