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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] USB: mark USB drivers as being GPL only
    Greg KH wrote:
    > On Wed, Feb 06, 2008 at 09:44:36AM +1030, David Newall wrote:
    >> A kernel module is akin to a process. It uses services of the kernel
    >> without being part of the kernel.
    > No Linux does not work like this at all.
    > ...
    > Also see the various issues surrounding "loadable modules" and Samba,
    > and how they have successfully enforced the "linking" and other type
    > issues that are being discussed here (shims, "GPL condoms", etc.) with
    > regards to the GPLv2 and derivative works.

    If you know of something relevant, give pointers.

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