Openwall GNU/*/Linux - a small security-enhanced Linux distro for servers
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2012 02:33:08 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: unrar license is not compatible with gpl, it is not free at all

On 29 Sep, 2012, at 2:16 , Milen Rangelov <> wrote:

> I think it is in conflict with GPL because there are imposed restrictions on modifying the code (wondering what kind of a **** would modify a cracker to create archives anyway).
> OpenSSL falls in the same category with its advertising clause.
> We have many examples of a "GPL with OpenSSL exception" (like curl for example), but I haven't seen such thing for rar. 7zip is the first example I've seen, thanks for that.

So am I in trouble for merely supervising the de-facto official GitHub repos? If I am, I will just drop them without notice and teach my kids a fargin' truckload of foul words.

Solar, I believe you are fairly competetent with issues like this. Please advice if you can.


Powered by blists - more mailing lists

Your e-mail address:

Powered by Openwall GNU/*/Linux - Powered by OpenVZ