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Re: Are packages w/o necessary kernel modules allowed?



2009/10/14 Stephen Gallagher <sgallagh redhat com>:

> This is an interesting question. Suppose someone wrote (for example) an
> GPLed configuration tool for a closed-source hardware driver. Would it
> be permissible to include an open-source tool in the distribution, even
> knowing it would only ever be usable with a tainted kernel?

An example from a real life is a proprietary drivers, which sometimes
has only kernel-part closed, while has opensourced userspace.


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With best regards, Peter Lemenkov.


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