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On the value of EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL

On the value of EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL

Posted Oct 6, 2005 13:28 UTC (Thu) by arafel (guest, #18557)
In reply to: On the value of EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL by mingo
Parent article: On the value of EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL

Linux kernel copyright owners have also added an effective technological protection measure to ensure that the kernel's copyrighted code [...]

Ingo, you've been reading way too many press releases...


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On the value of EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL

Posted Oct 6, 2005 16:40 UTC (Thu) by jamesh (guest, #1159) [Link]

He's just using the same terminology as found in laws like the DMCA. There is a real possibility that working around the GPL symbol protection mechanism would fall foul of the DMCA anti-circumvention provisions.


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