Re: [PATCH 3/8] FMC: add core bus driver

From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Jun 18 2013 - 13:41:10 EST

On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 09:30:00AM +0200, Juan David Gonzalez Cobas wrote:
> Hi all,
> On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 1:38 AM, Alessandro Rubini <rubini@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> [...]
> Yes, it was intended. I don't think it's an issue for merging, but
> I understand you've seen so many such undesired copy-paste errors.
> CERN policies favour GPLv3 as default open source license as a recommendation.
> The "GPLv2 or later" is, in effect, intentional.

Ok, thanks for verifying this.

> >> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(fmc_driver_unregister);
> >
> > Any specific reason these aren't EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL()?
> >
> > Again, just have to ask.
> I think we want to allow for proprietary FMC drivers. I personally
> don't feel this is a core kernel technology.  But I'll let David Cobas
> expand on CERN policies, as I'm only a consultant.
> CERN policies (mostly recommendations) concern esp. the return of
> investment of taxpayer money to society. In view of the potential use
> cases of FMC, EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL would better serve that
> purpose than merely allowing proprietary modules, so GPL exports
> are fine.


Alessandro, care to respin the patches that I didn't apply and resend
them so that I can?


greg k-h
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