WTF, what about OSS non-free etc.. they are bionary modules , they release
any changes they need to make to stock kernel to Linus under GPL but the
modules are close source... no different here...
On Wed, 15 Mar 2000, Paul Jakma wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Mar 2000 jm at jmason.org wrote:
>> > AFAIK it's OK to write closed-source modules for the Linux kernel; it's
> > only modifications to the open-source bits that need to comply.
>> not according to GPL it isn't. it needs linus's permission (and no
> discension from other kernel developers). but by default it's not
>> **/if/** unison have mods to the kernel that they are keeping closed
> then they would be in violation of GPL.
>> can anyone confirm or deny whether unison are using a stock kernel or a
> modded one? and if modified, has anyone asked unison (particularly a
> unison customer) asked them for the source?
>> -paul jakma.
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