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

From: Alessandro Rubini
Date: Tue Jun 18 2013 - 15:52:59 EST

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

Yes, ASAP. But, according to the later message by David, I'll respin
with the BSD license for demo code and EXPORT_SYMBOL (no GPL-only

"As mentioned, CERN policies are non-restrictive in this sense,
hence we consider correct to leave EXPORT_SYMBOLs as they are
currently. The BSD licencing for the other, "public domain" examples
is also OK."

Shortly: since FMC is not a core component of the kernel, the market
is better served by allowing use of drivers/fmc also by those
companies whose lawyers are bigger than their developers. (disclaimer:
wording is mine). Even if CERN itself won't buy cards with proprietary

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