[CentOS-devel] ksplice and CentOS

Thu Jul 21 21:25:29 UTC 2011
Tru Huynh <tru at centos.org>

On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 04:10:10PM -0500, Jerry Amundson wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 4:04 PM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
> > On 07/21/2011 09:56 PM, Jerry Amundson wrote:
> >> So you mean, developing from the ground up, something "ksplice-like"?
> >> The "ksplice" I see out there is closed source, and was purchased by
> >> Oracle today, for what it's worth... :-(
> >
> > ksplice has always been GPL friendly, or I've been lead to believe by
> > the guys who wrote it originally. I have a git clone from earlier this
> > year and it clearly indicates the code as being GPLv2.
> >
> > Happy to publish it.
> Please do! :-)
> The download links in this WikiPedia article are already zapped as well.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ksplice

original files and signed with their key

from the included README:

Copyright (C) 2007-2009  Ksplice, Inc.
Authors: Jeff Arnold, Anders Kaseorg, Tim Abbott

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 2.

For more information about Ksplice, please see <http://www.ksplice.com/>.

Installation instructions:
 $ ./configure
 $ make
 $ make install

Notable Build Dependencies:
 - GNU binary file descriptor (BFD) library (version 2.15 or later)
   (available in Debian's binutils-dev package and in other distributions)

Tru Huynh (mirrors, CentOS i386/x86_64 Package Maintenance)
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