[systemd-devel] Systemd license vs. libcryptsetup license

Krzysztof Jackiewicz k.jackiewicz at samsung.com
Wed Jun 7 15:26:21 UTC 2017

Thanks, for explanation.
> - a collection of rpms, like a linux distro, including systemd.rpm,
>   libcryptsetup.rpm, and thousands of other loosely coupled rpms
>   → that's a mere aggregation, each of the thousands of components carries
>   it's own license, each has to be satisfied separately

It is mere aggregation as long as binary from systemd.rpm does not link to a library from libcryptsetup.rpm. If it does then it's a combination or a derivative work in terms of GPL and as such the systemd.rpm should include a GPL license (and of course comply with other GPL terms and conditions). Is that correct?


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