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SubjectRe: [PATCH] make LSM register functions GPLonly exports
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On Thu, 2002-10-17 at 19:44, Crispin Cowan wrote:

> Note that if we decide that #include of a kernel header file means that
> a work is derived, then we cause another problem: most Linux
> applications come under the GPL. glibc #includes some kernel header
> files, and most Linux applications #include glibc headers, so most
> applications are #including kernel header files. If #include is the
> basis for declaring a module to be a derived work of the kernel, then
> there is some bad news coming for people who like to use Oracle and DB2
> on Linux ...
>
difference is that glibc only uses the glibc-kernheaders; which on
several distros at least are just the data structures and not the
inlines. (and the inlines are in #ifdef KERNEL anyway and removed by the
preprocessor for userspace)
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