Fedora spin from RpmFusion

Thorsten Leemhuis fedora at leemhuis.info
Sat Sep 29 06:32:29 UTC 2007

On 29.09.2007 06:19, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Jóhann B. Guðmundsson <johannbg <at> hi.is> writes:
>> If naming/artwork is changed could we include the AMD and Nvidia drivers?
> Fedora naming is not your only worry if you want to do that. Non-GPL kernel 
> modules are almost certainly a violation of the Linux kernel's GPL (version 2) 
> license, especially when distributing them together with the kernel itself. I 
> know some other distros get away with it, but that doesn't make it legal. If 
> you want to know more about this issue, search the net, there have been 
> numerous articles and flamewars written over that subject.

+1 -- as I said on the rpmfusion list already some days ago, there is
IMHO and AFAICS no way we can include the kernel part of the AMD or
Nvidia drivers together with a potential rpmfusion spin.


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