Re: Linux GPL and binary module exception clause?

From: Erik Andersen
Date: Thu Dec 04 2003 - 20:04:44 EST

On Thu Dec 04, 2003 at 07:58:18PM -0500, Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:
> What about software which utilises Linux specific kernel
> services, such as say some cd writing software?

An ordinary program that uses normal system calls?

linux/COPYING says: This copyright does *not* cover user programs
that use kernel services by normal system calls - this is merely
considered normal use of the kernel, and does *not* fall under
the heading of "derived work".


Erik B. Andersen
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