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SubjectRe: Input on the Non-GPL Modules
> What prevents the author of a non-GPL module who needs access to a
> GPL-only symbol from writing a small GPLed module which imports the
> GPL-only symbol (this is allowed, because the small module is GPL),
> and exports a basically identical symbol without the GPL-only
> restriction?

The fact that it ends up GPL'd to be linked (legal derivative work sense)
to the GPL'd code so you can link it to either but not both at the same time
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