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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: [PATCH] scsi.h uses "u8" which isn't defined.
    Rob Landley wrote:
    > On Wednesday 20 August 2003 20:02, Jeff Garzik wrote:

    >>>If userspace applications are ultimately compiled using Linux header
    >>>files, indirectly included via Glibc or some other libc, and the
    >>>kernel header files are GPL (version 2 only; not LGPL or any later
    >>>GPL), isn't distributing those binary applications a gross violation
    >>>of the GPL in some cases?

    >>One way or another (direct inclusion, or via glibc-kernheaders pkg) the
    >>headers today are GPL'd not LGPL'd... so I suppose it remains the realm
    >>of lawyers...

    > So I take it one of the goals of cleaned and pressed kernel-ABI headers for
    > 2.7 would be to have them distributable under LGPL? (Just trying to be
    > explicit, here...)

    I thought that this case (including kernel headers) was the whole point
    of the exemption in the COPYING file. Am I missing something?


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