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SubjectRe: blatant GPL violation of ext2 and reiserfs filesystem drivers
On Thu, Dec 22, 2005 at 04:12:01PM -0700, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:

> >Now the real question: If one were to have an operating system, and
> >set up a layer that simulated the API of Linux, such that Linux
> >binary modules could be loaded, is _that_ a violation of the GPL?

> No , it is not. It's called "reverse engineering".

That's entirely debatable and I would recommend the original poster
seek legal advice on this as there are many people who will claim
loading GPLd modules is paramount to linking and therefore this is a
violation.
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