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SubjectRe: Can't use SYSFS for "Proprietry" driver modules !!!.
On Mon, Mar 28, 2005 at 05:52:37PM +0100, Mark Fortescue wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> If you read the Linux Kernel header file "linux/module.h", there is a
> section about Licenses. If "Proprietary" licences are not leagal, then why
> are they supported ?

They are not "supported" in any sense of the word.

> The implication of providing support for them in the header file is that
> it is leagal to create and supply them.

I'm sorry, but you need to consult with a lawyer about this issue, as I
am not one, and you are asking me legal questions and asking for my
advice, which is not the wisest thing to do :)

Also, the current symbol markings for the sysfs and driver code
interfaces are going to remain as is.


greg k-h
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