Re: [RFC] Small PCI core patch

From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Nov 22 2005 - 14:36:53 EST

On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 07:26:55PM +0100, Matthieu CASTET wrote:
> Hi,
> Le Mon, 21 Nov 2005 15:01:41 -0800, Greg KH a ?crit?:
> > If you, or your company is relying on closed source kernel modules, your
> > days are numbered. And what are you going to do, and how are you going
> > to explain things to your bosses and your customers, if possibly,
> > something like this patch were to be accepted?
> >
> Why not make a crappy GPL driver that just export again
> the symbols ?

Because that's just so obviously illegal that anyone caught doing that
would have no defense at all :)


greg k-h
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