Re: OFFTOPIC: binary modules, bad idea!

Richard Jones (
Thu, 18 Dec 1997 11:14:30 +0000

Konrad Rosenbaum wrote:
> GPL and Library GPL do _not_ say that you have to write under GPL if you
> USE the library, only if you modify it!
> Including it via #include, using it via ldso or linking it into your code
> is _not_ modification - it's simply usage - modification would be if you
> change the source files of the library and then you're free to distribute
> you changed library free and the project that uses it non-free (you just
> have to say that they are different projects).....

How does this apply to kernel modules?


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