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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: [PATCH] scsi.h uses "u8" which isn't defined.
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On Wednesday 20 August 2003 20:02, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> > If userspace applications are ultimately compiled using Linux header
> > files, indirectly included via Glibc or some other libc, and the
> > kernel header files are GPL (version 2 only; not LGPL or any later
> > GPL), isn't distributing those binary applications a gross violation
> > of the GPL in some cases?
...
> One way or another (direct inclusion, or via glibc-kernheaders pkg) the
> headers today are GPL'd not LGPL'd... so I suppose it remains the realm
> of lawyers...
>
> IANAL,
>
> Jeff

So I take it one of the goals of cleaned and pressed kernel-ABI headers for
2.7 would be to have them distributable under LGPL? (Just trying to be
explicit, here...)

Rob

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