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    SubjectRe: ndiswrapper and GPL-only symbols redux
    On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 04:48:10PM -0800, Giridhar Pemmasani wrote:
    > --- Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org> wrote:
    >
    > > It is interesting that someone posting with an @gnu.org address claims
    > > that dynamic linking of not GPLv2 compatible code into GPLv2 code was
    > > not a copyright violation.
    >
    > There is no copyright violation: ndiswrapper is licensed under GPLv2. And the
    > Windows driver is not linked to kernel code - only ndiswrapper functions are
    > linked to kernel.
    >...

    IANAL, but I have serious doubts whether putting some glue layer between
    the GPL'ed code and the code with a not GPL compatible licence is really
    a legally effictive way of circumventing the GPL.

    > Giri

    cu
    Adrian

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