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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Generalised Kernel Hooks Interface (GKHI)
Paul Jakma wrote:
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> On Thu, 9 Nov 2000, Michael Rothwell wrote:
>
> > Why? I think the IBM GKHI code would be of tremendous value. It would
> > make the kernel much more flexible, and for users, much more friendly.
> > No more patch-and-recompile to add a filesystem or whatever. There's no
> > reason to hamstring their efforts because of the possibility of binary
> > modules. The GPL allows that, right?
>
> no gpl definitely does not alow binary modules.

Well, then, problem solved.

> afaik linus allows binary modules in most cases.

And since an "Advanced Linux Kernel Project" wouldn't be a Linus kernel,
what then? Would they have the same discretion as Linus? Would Linus'
exception apply to them?
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