RE: GPL Violation of 'sveasoft' with GPL Linux Kernel/Busybox +code

From: Alan Cox
Date: Mon Nov 08 2004 - 19:06:24 EST

On Llu, 2004-11-08 at 20:53, David Schwartz wrote:
> > I don't see the problem. If I ship you GPL code then you have no "right"
> > to updates from me.
> Correct, but you do have the right to distribute the GPL'd code that you
> received.

You do with Sveasoft.

> Can I say, "I'll ship you a copy to my privately-made derivative of the
> Linux kernel, but only if you first sign a contract promising not to
> distribute it".

No but you can say "if you redistribute this I'm not interested in
working with you any more"

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