|| ||Linus Torvalds <torvalds-AT-osdl.org>|
|| ||Andries Brouwer <aebr-AT-win.tue.nl>|
|| ||Re: SCO's infringing files list|
|| ||Tue, 23 Dec 2003 12:27:57 -0800 (PST)|
|| ||Mitchell Blank Jr <mitch-AT-sfgoth.com>,
"Giacomo A. Catenazzi" <cate-AT-pixelized.ch>,
"Eric S. Raymond" <esr-AT-thyrsus.com>,
Jonathan Magid <jem-AT-ibiblio.org>, "H. J. Lu" <hjl-AT-lucon.org>,
"Adam J. Richter" <adam-AT-yggdrasil.com>|
On Tue, 23 Dec 2003, Andries Brouwer wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 23, 2003 at 09:56:11AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > It's almost certainly the "libc-2.2.2.tar.Z" file that we want
> I just uploaded a copy to
Yup, and I can confirm two things:
- the strings match 100% (well, duh, we already saw that from the binary)
- it doesn't even have an "errno.h"
that, together with the timing, pretty much proves that the kernel header
was indeed just auto-generated from sys_errlist of that timeframe, with
a program very much like the one I already posted.
Now, the libc file just says
/* This is a list of all known signal numbers. */
(which is obviously just a cut-and-paste from siglist.c n the same
directory). But it shouldn't much matter, since I don't think SCO really
is going to try to claim copyright ownership of the result of standard C
library interactions like using "sys_errlist".
(I take that back - _of_course_ they are going to try to claim ownership.
After all, they already claimed ownership of code I provably wrote).
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