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SubjectRe: Why is Nvidia given GPL'd code to use in closed source drivers?
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On Fri, 2003-01-03 at 15:52, Paul Jakma wrote:


> Indeed, so why not add an exemption into the kernel's licence for
> binary only modules that only use module exported interfaces? The
> FSF's FAQ on the GPL even covers this.

unfortionatly that's impossible.
First of all *all* copyright holders of the kernel would need to agree
to it. Second, it would make it impossible for the kernel to just
incorporate other GPL code (like we do all the time, including FSF code)
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