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SubjectRe: Tainted Modules Help Notices


On Wed, 10 Oct 2001, Keith Owens wrote:

> On Wed, 10 Oct 2001 09:20:58 +0100,
> David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org> wrote:
> >BSD-licensed modules shouldn't mark the kernel as tainted. If they do,
> >that's surely a bug.
>
> Any license not listed in include/linux/module.h is not GPL compatible.
> That list is currently (2.4.11)
>
> "GPL" [GNU Public License v2 or later]
> "GPL and additional rights" [GNU Public License v2 rights and more]
> "Dual BSD/GPL" [GNU Public License v2 or BSD license choice]
> "Dual MPL/GPL" [GNU Public License v2 or Mozilla license choice]

What the hell? BSD without advertisement clause had always been
GPL-compatible.

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