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SubjectRe: Challenges with doing hardware bring up with Linux first
On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 11:30 AM, Luis R. Rodriguez
<lrodriguez@atheros.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 11:26 AM, Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> wrote:
>> Hi!
>>
>>> >> everything else can be independent code. For ath9k in particular this
>>> >> means we keep ath9k_hw shared between our Operating Systems and that's
>>> >> it. In addition to this I believe opening up the common drivers for
>>> >
>>> > The Linux copy needs to be GPL,
>>>
>>> GPL-Compatible you mean, right. I mean we have ath9k_hw with
>>> permissive licensed files.
>>
>> GPL-compatible is not right word. It has to be either GPL, or so
>> permissive that anyone is allowed to turn it into GPL.
>
> Oh?

I actually was just thinking of getting rid of all the silly
MODULE_LICENSE() crap we have that is for GPL-Compatible licenses and
just adding:

MODULE_LICENSE("GPL-Compatible");

and be done with it. All the other stuff just confuses people.

Luis


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