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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.9-ac6
On Mon, 3 Sep 2001 15:05:29 +0200, 
Andrea Arcangeli <> wrote:
>On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 02:50:47AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
>> 2.4.9-ac6
>> o Add MODULE_LICENSE tags to telephony (Robert Love)
>> o Add MODULE_LICENSE tags to drivers/video (Robert Love)
>> o Add MODULE_LICENSE tags to zorro (Robert Love)
>what's the point of such information? If something I would understand to
>specify the licence of a module when it's _not_ GPL.

The next version of insmod will warn about modules with no
MODULE_LICENSE at all and inform about modules with proprietary
licences. Both cases will mark the kenrel as tainted which will show
up on bug reports.

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