Re: GFDL in the kernel tree

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Sun Jun 15 2003 - 12:11:07 EST

On Sun, Jun 15, 2003 at 09:48:45AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Jun 2003, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> >
> > Folks, could we please only use GPL-compatible licenses in the kernel
> > tree?
> I'd agree. The GFDL is a disaster anyway. You can't even fix bugs in the
> documentation without having to change the title etc. There are much
> better licenses around.
> I'd say we just remove the files.

Okay, I'll wait a day or two for the copyright holders to comment and
maybe change the license and then submit a patch.

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