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Date:	Mon, 03 Nov 2008 22:37:00 +0100
From:	Bodo Eggert <7eggert@....de>
To:	Pavel Machek <pavel@...e.cz>, devzero@....de,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: how much license information inside the kernel ?

Pavel Machek <pavel@...e.cz> wrote:
> On Thu 2008-10-30 11:54:57, devzero@....de wrote:

>> i found that there is a LOT of repeating licensing information in the kernel.
>> 
>> for me,
>> 
>> find ./linux-2.6.27 -type f -exec cat {} \; |egrep "free software|GNU General
>> Public License|Free Software Foundation|version 2 of the License|distributed
>> in the hope|WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY|FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR"
>> 
>> gives a file sized ~3.5M
> 
> Now gzip it :-).

Now multiply it by the number of users.

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