> On Wed, 15 Mar 2000, Paul Jakma 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
> > allowed.
> 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...
Yeah, that's what I was thinking too.
> > 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?
BTW it's not Unison, it's a French bunch called NetGem ( www.netgem.fr ?)
Unison are distributing the box, and translating the doco presumably.
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