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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: [PATCH] scsi.h uses "u8" which isn't defined.
Rob Landley wrote:
> 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...

> 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...)

I thought that this case (including kernel headers) was the whole point
of the exemption in the COPYING file. Am I missing something?


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