[TUHS] Source code abundance?
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Thu Mar 2 06:18:03 AEST 2017
Random832 <random832 at fastmail.com> wrote:
> > Well, that's probably 95% true...the other 5% is Solaris. ;)
> I sometimes wonder how the legality of that worked (a recent complaint
> someone made about BSD drivers being incorporated into Linux got me
> thinking about it again) - surely there are big chunks of the
> opensolaris code that are not *very much* changed from the original
> System V code they're based on. Under what theory, then, was Sun the
> copyright holder and therefore able to release it under the CDDL?
Files that have been written by Sun or AT&T are published under the CDDL.
Files from BSD (and not imported from Sun to BSD) did keep their BSD
Note that the whole license analysys did take aprox. 5 years.
* Copyright 2005 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All rights reserved.
* Use is subject to license terms.
/* Copyright (c) 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989 AT&T */
/* All Rights Reserved */
* Copyright (c) 1980 Regents of the University of California.
* All rights reserved. The Berkeley Software License Agreement
* specifies the terms and conditions for redistribution.
#pragma ident "%Z%%M% %I% %E% SMI"
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