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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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