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Why exactly does USB need to only export for GPL?

Why exactly does USB need to only export for GPL?

Posted Feb 21, 2006 19:08 UTC (Tue) by mepr (guest, #4819)
In reply to: Why exactly does USB need to only export for GPL? by miallen
Parent article: EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL_FUTURE()

It is that, as noted above, the usual policy is that any symbol that was previously tolerating non-gpl code will not have its status changed. Therefore if the interface has changed, there is the opportunity to restrict the functionality available to non-gpl modules without violating that rule.
MEPr


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