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Introducing RedPatch (Ksplice Blog)

Introducing RedPatch (Ksplice Blog)

Posted Nov 19, 2012 15:42 UTC (Mon) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
In reply to: Introducing RedPatch (Ksplice Blog) by leromarinvit
Parent article: Introducing RedPatch (Ksplice Blog)

Because as soon as they redistribute them, *poof* the RHEL subscription goes away, since its contract says they can't do that without losing the subscription.


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Introducing RedPatch (Ksplice Blog)

Posted Nov 19, 2012 15:46 UTC (Mon) by leromarinvit (guest, #56850) [Link]

Doesn't that violate the GPL's "no additional restrictions" clause?

Introducing RedPatch (Ksplice Blog)

Posted Nov 19, 2012 16:11 UTC (Mon) by Cyberax (✭ supporter ✭, #52523) [Link]

There are no additional restrictions on patches themselves. Oracle is free to redistribute them under the GPL.

Introducing RedPatch (Ksplice Blog)

Posted Nov 19, 2012 16:12 UTC (Mon) by mpr22 (subscriber, #60784) [Link]

Conceivably. To find out, you need to find someone who has the standing and funding to bring a lawsuit over the matter and an interest in doing so.


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