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Nexenta and Debian licensing

DebCentral has written a small overview of the issues with the Nexenta/Solaris/Debian GNU/Linux licensing controversy.
You can check it here.


Well there is one major problem; licensing. As we know the GNU and Debian tools are mainly GPL or similarly licensed, the Solaris kernel is covered under Sun's own CDDL, which makes incorporating openSolaris kernels into GNU libraries and tools a major conflict.

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