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SubjectRe: GPL only modules [was Re: [GIT PATCH] more Driver core patches for 2.6.19]
Jeff V. Merkey wrote:
>
> Again, I agree with EVERY statement Linus made here. We operate exactly
> as Linus describes, and
> legally, NO ONE can take us to task on GPL issues. We post patches of
> affected kernel code
> (albiet the code resembles what Linus describes as a "skeleton driver")
> and our proprietary
> non derived code we sell with our appliances.


Yeah, like this one?

ftp://ftp.soleranetworks.com/pub/solera/dsfs/FedoraCore6/datascout-only-2.6.18-11-13-06.patch

@@ -1316,8 +1316,8 @@

mod->license_gplok = license_is_gpl_compatible(license);
if (!mod->license_gplok && !(tainted & TAINT_PROPRIETARY_MODULE)) {
- printk(KERN_WARNING "%s: module license '%s' taints
kernel.\n",
- mod->name, license);
+// printk(KERN_WARNING "%s: module license '%s' taints
kernel.\n",
+// mod->name, license);
add_taint(TAINT_PROPRIETARY_MODULE);
}
}
@@ -1691,10 +1691,10 @@
/* Set up license info based on the info section */
set_license(mod, get_modinfo(sechdrs, infoindex, "license"));

- if (strcmp(mod->name, "ndiswrapper") == 0)
- add_taint(TAINT_PROPRIETARY_MODULE);
- if (strcmp(mod->name, "driverloader") == 0)
- add_taint(TAINT_PROPRIETARY_MODULE);
+// if (strcmp(mod->name, "ndiswrapper") == 0)
+// add_taint(TAINT_PROPRIETARY_MODULE);
+// if (strcmp(mod->name, "driverloader") == 0)
+// add_taint(TAINT_PROPRIETARY_MODULE);

/* Set up MODINFO_ATTR fields */
setup_modinfo(mod, sechdrs, infoindex);
-
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