FreeRadius licensing and distribution

Alan DeKok aland at
Mon Feb 26 10:30:26 CET 2007

Frank Cusack wrote:
> Is a FR module a derivative work or just a "user" of FR in the sense
> that FR is a framework for such modules?

  My belief is that the modules are useless without FreeRADIUS,
therefore they are dependent on it, and derive their functionality from
it.  As FreeRADIUS is licensed under the GPL, anything that is derived
from it must also be GPL'd.

  Note that glibc is LGPL's for precisely this reason.

  Alan DeKok.
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