SCO Skunkware Component Licenses

SCO Skunkware components are licensed under a variety of terms. Most components are licensed under an OSI approved Open Source license. Many are licensed under the terms of either the GNU General Public License or the GNU Library General Public License.

Licenses used by SCO Skunkware components include or are similar to:

Many of the components are "freeware" with no restrictions on their redistribution. Some components may restrict their use to non-commercial purposes or require a license fee for commercial use (e.g. MBROLA). Some components may be redistributed with special permission from the author(s) as is the case with KISDN.

To determine the licensing conditions for a particular component, see the corresponding source archive at either OpenServer 5 and UnixWare 7 Skunkware source or OpenServer 6 Skunkware source.

As a convenience, a list of components and their licenses has been prepared based on the information in the RPM spec file for that component.