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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.5.5] do export vmalloc_to_page to modules...
At 17:29 04/04/02, Ingo Molnar wrote:

>On Thu, 4 Apr 2002, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
>
> > Both or these aren't really practical once you think it through. Don't
> > forget that each binary module can be wrapped by an GPL-module which the
> > kernel cannot do anything at all about and the kernel would never even
> > know a binary only module was loaded because the GPL module does it.
> > There is no such thing as security... This kind of thing is already in
> > use by at least two companies I know of (i.e. using open sourced glue
> > modules to binary only code) so it is not just a theory I am making
> > up...
>
>there are countries where this might be considered a 'circumvention of a
>technological measure' that controls access to a work. Law enforcement is
>not the duty of the copyright holders. There is no such thing as a
>burglar-safe house either.

I guess so. Sorry, IANAL and I live in a relatively free country so I
forgot about that place over the pond... (-:

Anton


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