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Re: final licence question.



On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 05:06:33PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:

> > > What would be needed for the proprietary part ? A licence stating that
> > > it is ok to distribute it and link it with the GPLed driver ? Would that
> > > be enough ?

> > Permission to redistribute both the .o files, and binary kernel modules
> > built on top of them, would be sufficient.  Nothing else is required for

> I distribute a kernel-module-source package, so each user will have
> to create his own binary module package, in this case, is the
> distribution of the binary-kernel-module still needed.

If you aren't going to build the kernel module at all, then only
permission to redistribute the original .o files is required.  In fact,
if you're not going to build the kernel module, we don't even need a GPL
exemption.

-- 
Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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