vfs-module lincense

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Wed Feb 27 03:24:02 GMT 2002

Sergey Akhapkin wrote:
> Hello All,
> I'd wrote vfs-module for our antivirus daemon. I've question about
> licence.
> Are sources of vfs-module must be open or not ?
> Are sources must be distributed under GPL (if must be open) ?
> Can we distribute it not under GPL ?

All VFS modules *MUST* be distributed under the GPL.  All code that is
linked to Samba *must* be under distributable under the same licence as
samba itself.  

That being said, you are free to also distribute it under a more liberal
licence (the LGPL for example) or another licence *and* the GPL (at the
user's option).

Andrew Bartlett

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