Re: [PATCH] paravirt.h
From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Fri Aug 18 2006 - 21:18:57 EST
On Thu, Aug 10, 2006 at 11:06:14AM -0700, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> Rusty Russell wrote:
> This should probably be EXPORT_SYMBOL(), otherwise pretty much every
> driver module will need to be GPL...
These are Linux specific operations.
Without an _GPL you are in the grey area where courts have to decide
whether a module using this would be a derived work according to
copyright law in $country_of_the_court and therefore has to be GPL.
With the _GPL, everything is clear without any lawyers involved.
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