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SubjectRe: GPL only modules [was Re: [GIT PATCH] more Driver core patches for 2.6.19]
Martin J. Bligh wrote:

> 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?


Yeah, like that one. WITH THE POLITICAL AGENDA CODE REMOVED.

Jeff



>
> 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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