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SubjectRE: GPL and NON GPL version modules
On Mon, 2006-05-15 at 14:51, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-05-15 at 14:12, Nutan C. wrote:
> > Hi Jan,
> >
> > So, if the proprietary code exposes an interface and if the code within
> > the GPL makes a call to that interface, will the proprietary code become
> > part of GPL. Please suggest
> No, but you don't have permission to redistribute the resulting kernel
> unless the whole code is GPL.
> In short, you can make it but you can't ship it.

BTW, for a real advice consult a real lawyer.


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