module-licences / tainting the kernel

From: Axel Weiss
Date: Sat May 08 2004 - 02:59:19 EST

Hi all,

from my point of view, the 'tainting-rule' for kernel-modules is too
restrictive, allowing GPL-only modules to not be marked as tainting the

Would it be possible to let e.g. LPGL-licenced kernel-modules be loaded

I do not at all want to hide my source code in any way, but under some
circumstances, the pure GPL is too restrictive, and would reduce interest in
open-source projects significantly.



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