Support for drivers in user space
Posted Sep 7, 2006 6:49 UTC (Thu) by bboissin
Parent article: Support for drivers in user space
Although there seems to be a consensus among kernel devs that if it is in userspace then the GPL is not applicable.
Doesn't a driver in userspace constitute a derivative work from the kernel (especially since the API is specific to Linux) ?
The note from Linus in the COPYING file only says:
" This copyright does *not* cover user programs that use kernel
services by normal system calls"
Maybe someone can enlighten me (please no flames).
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