Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 12th Jan 2012 22:54 UTC
FreeBSD Some people already submitted this news last week, but it wasn't until today that it became official: the FreeBSD team has announced the release of FreeBSD version 9.0. As you may expect from the major version number change, this is releas eis packed with new stuff.
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RE[4]: hm...
by 0brad0 on Fri 13th Jan 2012 05:35 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: hm..."
0brad0
Member since:
2007-05-05

"the code in question is not GPL'd.


Yes it is. GEM is integral to any recent version of the Xorg intel driver. Try running an Intel graphics chipset without it. I have an Intel graphics chipset. So I know this very well.
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I was talking about the X DDX driver (xf86-video-intel) and Mesa. You're talking about the Linux kernel code. It's of no use to anyone else besides Linux so the license is irrelevant.

The *BSD OS's are already using the Intel driver with GEM without any GPL'd code.

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RE[5]: hm...
by sbergman27 on Fri 13th Jan 2012 07:25 in reply to "RE[4]: hm..."
sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

The *BSD OS's are already using the Intel driver with GEM without any GPL'd code.

Yeah. Whatever you say.

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RE[6]: hm...
by 0brad0 on Fri 13th Jan 2012 07:47 in reply to "RE[5]: hm..."
0brad0 Member since:
2007-05-05

"The *BSD OS's are already using the Intel driver with GEM without any GPL'd code.

Yeah. Whatever you say.
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Can't accept reality I see.

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RE[6]: hm...
by Soulbender on Fri 13th Jan 2012 16:12 in reply to "RE[5]: hm..."
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2005-08-18