On Wed, 2009-02-11 at 12:19 +0200, Tor Lillqvist wrote:
> >> The Linux kernel is also GLP [sic], but the majority of Linux CD 
> >> distributions
> >> does not ship the source.
> 
> Oh yes they do. Not on single-CD installation disks, but all Linux
> distros provide source package files for all Open Source packages they
> provide, from their own repositories.

I mean, it is distributed on a different media, and not “from the same
place” or "next to the binaries".

Regards,
Alpar

>  Usually the "original" tarball
> included in such source packages is *exactly* the same one that is or
> was available from the package's upstream, and the distro-specific
> changes, if any, are then as separate diff files.
> 
> --tml
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