2.5.71 introduces two GFDL-licensed files in the kernel tree, there's
a few problems with this, because:
(1) COPYING in the toplevel says the kernel tree is GPLv2, GFDL is
(2) Documentation/DocBook/gadget.tmpl, one of the files, includes
extracted from source files licensed under GPL, making this
a GPL license violation.
(3) Documentation/kobject.txt, the other files claims it's under
GFDL but doesn't actually include the license text as mandated
by the GFDL.
And of course there's still all those nasty issue with GFDL like
invariant sections and cover texts that make at least the debian-devel
list believe it's an unfree license..
Folks, could we please only use GPL-compatible licenses in the kernel
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