Talk:Grsecurity

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Preview release[edit]

What is the preview release? I'm trying to find it on their website but can't seem to? Sakkath (talk) 00:06, 16 April 2008 (UTC)

Grsecurity violating GPLv2 on Linux Kernel by preventing customers from redistributing patches?[edit]

In 2015, Grsecurity announced: Grsecurity stable patches to be limited to sponsors [LWN.net] because they were upset at some non-customers. This is legal, but their customers retain the right to redistribute those patches.

But in 2016 there are allegations that Grsecurity has gone way beyond just not publicly distributing their patches to the Linux Kernel, which is a share-and-share-alike GPLv2 body of software. Now it seems Grsecurity is threatening their customers with a non-renewal of their support contract if the customers in turn redistribute the patches, which would violate the customers' rights under Section 6 of the GPL.

Are there any reliable sources that are covering this? ★NealMcB★ (talk) 16:30, 1 June 2016 (UTC)

Hello! I'm not aware of any reliable sources covering this at the moment, but we'll probably have them available soon because the whole mess is going to become a legal issue, which is probably going to be covered by LWN.net, for example. — Dsimic (talk | contribs) 00:53, 3 June 2016 (UTC)