Re: If loadable modules are covered by Linux GPL?

From: Simon Richter (
Date: Tue Aug 29 2000 - 01:57:46 EST

On Tue, 29 Aug 2000, Mike A. Harris wrote:

> #include'ing header files is not necessarily ok. Some headers
> include "inline functions" which is GPL code. Such inclusion in
> a module makes that module have to comply with GPL.

I think this needs to be resolved ASAP. I don't have kernel sources handy,
so I cannot tell you whether the functions are actually worth being
protected (inb/outb doesn't belong to this group really),


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