Re: Binary only module overview

From: David Weinehall (
Date: Wed Sep 26 2001 - 16:37:12 EST

On Wed, Sep 26, 2001 at 12:17:37PM -0700, Crispin Cowan wrote:


> That is not clear to me. I have been unable to find a definitive
> reference that states that is the case. If so, it is problematic,
> because then every user-land program that ever #include'd errno.h from
> glibc is GPL'd, because glibc #include's errno.h, among other GPL'd
> kernel header files. Are you sure you want to declare nearly all
> proprietary Linux applications to be in violation of the GPL?

AFAIK, the glibc (and most other libraries) are LGPL rather than GPL.


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