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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Generalised Kernel Hooks Interface (GKHI)
On 2000-11-09T07:20:27,
Michael Rothwell <rothwell@holly-springs.nc.us> said:

> > I understand that the one size fits all approach has some limitations
> > if you want to run on PDAs up to big iron. But a framework to overload
> > core kernel functions with modules smells a lot of binary only, closed
> > source, vendor specific Linux on high end machines.
>
> Since Linux is GPL, how would you stop this?

Christoph / SAP is in a rather good position to stop that being supported by
vendors...

> Same as before -- freedom and low cost. The primary advantae of Linux
> over other OSes is the GPL.

And that is why that has to govern the kernel and its modules as far as
possible.

Sincerely,
Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb@suse.de>
Development HA

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