[linux-elitists] What would be the proper course of action for a possible GPL violation?
Thu May 15 08:45:04 PDT 2008
Quoting Phil Mayers (email@example.com):
> What about if the device runs a supposedly unmodified linux kernel, but
> compiled with a specific toolchain which is not available? Are they not
> mandated to make the toolchain & build scripts available?
I don't believe there's any general grounds on which a compiled binary
is deemed necessarily a derivative work of its toolchain, else it would
not be possible to compile proprietary or incompatibly-licensed binaries
with free-software toolchains.
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