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SubjectRe: Flame Linus to a crisp!
On Mon, 28 Apr 2003, Zack Gilburd wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Apr 2003 03:35:10 -0700 (PDT)
> Andre Hedrick <> wrote:
> > There is one fundamental problem, and nobody has addressed.
> >
> > Who will enforce the GPL over DRM violations?
> > Since it is a blanket over the entire kernel, and you have formally
> > (for the most part) have authorized DRM, thus one assumes you are the only
> > one who can pursue in a court of law.
> Unless I am missing something, I was hoping for more of a sparse DRM implementation; not a blanket.
> I was hoping to be able to `modprobe drm` for when I needed to use DRM and likewise `rmmod drm` for when I didn't want it. Maybe I am a little late in this disucssion, but that's just my hopes and whishes.

Unfortunately that's not going to work, since your DRM module cannot trust the
kernel it's loaded by.


Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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