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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Generalised Kernel Hooks Interface (GKHI)



> Yes, and that's why I am opposing here: Technically you are right, but
> proposing that enterprise Linux should go this way is inviting binary
> only modules due to the lax handling of modules.

Not so sure it does. If a kernel module wants to make use of GKHI then it
will have to

1) include a GKHI header file or copy some of the code in it,
2) Update kernel source in a minimal way to add the callbacks

Wouldn't 1) under GPL terms force the kernel module to be GPL?



Richard Moore - RAS Project Lead - Linux Technology Centre (PISC).

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