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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] binfmt_som.c: add MODULE_LICENSE
On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 05:11:59PM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 09, 2008 at 06:55:11PM -0600, Grant Grundler wrote:
...
> > Someone from HP needs to ACK this patch since I believe HP funded the code
> > changes made during the parisc-linux port. This should be a no-brainer
> > and I expect Bdale Garbee can quickly take care of this.
>
> Either the file is available since the beginning under the terms of the
> GPLv2 (or a compatible license that can be reduced to GPLv2) or it's
> addition to the kernel was a huge mistake.

As a former HP employee who was one of the several parisc-linux developers,
I'm certain the intent was to release this as GPL. That's why I said
"this should be a no-brainer".

However, it's still HP's (and not my) right to assert that.

thanks,
grant


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