Kernel Programming Questions

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Sun May 25 15:37:23 UTC 2008


On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 09:40:32AM +0100, James Chapman wrote:
> 
> Is the optional "library" proprietary (binary only)? If so, think 
> carefully about GPL implications. Adding a simple GPL driver to expose 
> proprietary hooks isn't good...

It's not only, "not good", it's flat out illegal and violates the
license of the kernel.  Do not do this at all if you are thinking you
can keep something from being released under the GPL.

thanks,

greg k-h



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