Re: Tainted Modules Help Notices

From: Robert Love (
Date: Thu Oct 11 2001 - 20:32:24 EST

On Thu, 2001-10-11 at 21:12, David Schwartz wrote:
> Perhaps the best solution is to develop a 'kernel module license' that
> simply requires that the source code be made available to anyone who wishes
> to debug for the purpose of debugging. Complying with the terms of the
> 'kernel module license' would give you module that don't taint the kernel.

But if we couldn't release the (fixed) source, then what is the point?
If it is not open source, why should Alan or I or anyone care to debug

What we want is for users to not have a tainted kernel, so we can debug
the problem and release the results. We are interested in fixing our (=
the open source community's) problems, not others.

        Robert Love

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