[LEDE-DEV] NETSHe mac80211 GPL sources

David Lang david at lang.hm
Fri Feb 3 03:04:43 PST 2017

On Fri, 3 Feb 2017, Alberto Bursi wrote:

> On 02/03/2017 07:35 AM, Stanislav V. Korsakov wrote:
>> Hi Daniel,
>> We provide our GPLed and dual licensed source codes to our customer only.
>> Not our source code is available at http://gw.stasoft.net/dl/
> What you wrote here sounds like a license violation.
> Source code of GPLed software you use *must* be provided to everyone
> that asks it, not just to customers.
> That's what the GPL license requires.

If it's shipped with the binary (as opposed to a separte download), they don't 
have to offer it to anyone else. But any of the customers are free to pass the 
source along, as it is GPL.

But if it's a separate download, it does have to be made available to anyone.

David Lang

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