lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2005]   [Aug]   [31]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] DSFS Network Forensic File System for Linux Patches
Diego Calleja wrote:

>El Wed, 31 Aug 2005 14:27:47 -0600,
>"Jeff V. Merkey" <jmerkey@soleranetworks.com> escribió:
>
>
>
>>
>>NOTE! This copyright does *not* cover user programs that use kernel
>> services by normal system calls - this is merely considered normal use
>> of the kernel, and does *not* fall under the heading of "derived work".
>> Also note that the GPL below is copyrighted by the Free Software
>> Foundation, but the instance of code that it refers to (the linux
>> kernel) is copyrighted by me and others who actually wrote it.
>>
>>
>
>So, that means that DSFS runs on userspace? (We can't see the source
>so it'd be nice to know how DSFS works)
>
>Also, I'm curious about this piece of code on your patch:
>ftp://ftp.soleranetworks.com/pub/dsfs/datascout-only-2.6.9-06-28-05.patch
>
>- printk(KERN_WARNING "%s: module license '%s' taints kernel.\n",
>- mod->name, license);
>+// printk(KERN_WARNING "%s: module license '%s' taints kernel.\n",
>+// mod->name, license);
>
>I mean, nvidia people also use propietary code in the kernel (probably
>violating the GPL anyway) and don't do such things.
>
>
>
>-
>To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
>the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
>More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
>Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/
>
>
>
I disagree with the language and the characterization that our
proprietary user application code is "tainted."

Jeff
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-09-01 02:07    [W:0.077 / U:3.872 seconds]
©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site