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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Blacklist binary-only modules lying about their license

    >Actually, we also have no desire nor purpose to prevent tainting. The purpose
    >of the workaround is to avoid repetitive warning messages generated when
    >multiple modules belonging to a single logical "driver" are loaded (even when
    >a module is only probed but not used due to the hardware not being present).
    >Although the issue may sound trivial/harmless to people on the lkml, it was a
    >frequent cause of confusion for the average person.
    >
    Would it not be better to simply place a notice in the readme explaining
    what
    the error messages mean, rather than working around the liscense checking
    code? Educate the users, rather than fibbing.

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    Adam Jaskiewicz

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