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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] module: Clarify usage of MODULE_LICENSE()
    On 04/08/2012 06:46 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
    > include/linux/module.h | 17 +++++++++++++----
    > 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
    >
    > diff --git a/include/linux/module.h b/include/linux/module.h
    > index fbcafe2..8d36d86 100644
    > --- a/include/linux/module.h
    > +++ b/include/linux/module.h
    > - * This exists for several reasons
    > + * The MODULE_LICENSE() exists for several reasons:
    > + * 0. So EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL() allows the module to use its symbols

    It seems there is some tab/space mixup here. Also not sure if the above
    statement is clear or correct. Correct me if I am wrong, but I thought
    it put a requirement on other modules to be able to use its symbols.

    > * 1. So modinfo can show license info for users wanting to vet their setup
    > * is free
    > * 2. So the community can ignore bug reports including proprietary modules

    Gr. AvS



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