Re: [kbuild-devel] Request for comment -- a better attribution system

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Apr 24 2001 - 08:51:38 EST

> Well, would it be possible to create some module under LGPL, and then
> have included it into the kernel? Maybe it needs to maintain the LGPL
> version out of the kernel, and transform a copy to the GPL before
> submitting?

There is kernel code under a whole variety of licenses. When linked together
the resulting work is GPL but many of the pieces used on their own or in
conjunction with different code are not GPL.

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