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    SubjectRe: GPL only modules [was Re: [GIT PATCH] more Driver core patches for 2.6.19]
    Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > Because I think it's stupid. So use somebody else than me to push your
    > political agendas, please.


    ACK, I agree completely. I think its a silly, political, non-technical
    decision being pushed here.

    For the record, I also disagree with the sneaky backdoor way people want
    to add EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL() to key subsystems that drivers will need.
    EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL() is more to emphasize that certain symbols are more
    'internal' or frequently changed, and therefore use of them would imply
    you are using a derived work of the kernel. EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL() is
    /not/ a place for political activism either.

    Jeff


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