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    SubjectRE: The disappearing sys_call_table export.

    > On Tue, 2003-05-06 at 01:45, Yoav Weiss wrote:
    > > In fact, in linux which is opensource, you can probably write a script
    > > that extracts any unexported symbol from the source code, find a path to
    > > it from some exported symbol, and automagically create a module that
    > > re-exports this symbol for your legacy driver to use.

    > You might have a derivative work after obtaining access to a
    > non-exported interface. If this is correct, binary-only modules
    > can't do this and therefore they must stick to exported interfaces.

    Obviously you don't have much experience getting around licenses. ;)

    You GPL the part that does the dirty work. Then your closed-source module
    only uses exported interfaces and the boundary between GPL and closed-source
    code is a clear license boundary.


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