cdrtools vs cdrkit: flogging the dead horse

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Fri Jan 16 12:35:37 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 03:36:19PM -0500, John Moser wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 8:49 AM, Jason Crain <jason at> wrote:
> > Sorry, I should really read the entire thread.  cdrecord requires a CDDL
> > licensed build system, which is incompatible with the GPL licensed code.
> > With the license incompatibilities it cannot be redistributed at all, not
> > even in non-free.
> The code is GPL?
> The build system is CDDL?
> ... rip the code, incorporate into wodim, rebuild on GPL build system.

Read up on the background; it is no longer just the build system.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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