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SubjectRe: [GIT PATCH] more Driver core patches for 2.6.19
On Wed, 13 Dec 2006 13:32:50 -0800
Martin Bligh <> wrote:

> So let's come out and ban binary modules, rather than pussyfooting
> around, if that's what we actually want to do.

Give people 12 months warning (time to work out what they're going to do,
talk with the legal dept, etc) then make the kernel load only GPL-tagged

I think I'd favour that. It would aid those people who are trying to
obtain device specs, and who are persuading organisations to GPL their drivers.

(Whereas the patch which is proposed in this thread hinders those people)
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