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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Blacklist binary-only modules lying about their license


Chris Friesen wrote:
> Grzegorz Kulewski wrote:
>
>> Maybe kernel should display warning only once per given licence or
>> even once per boot (who needs warning about tainting tainted kernel?)
>
>
> I think that's a very good point. If the kernel is already tainted,
> maybe we don't need to print out additional taint messages.
>


That could be confusing if it's important for the user to know which
modules taint the kernel. If tainting is only mentioned for the first
tainting, then the user might be lead to believe that subsquent ones do
not taint the kernel, even though they do.

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