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This is digressing a bit, but the binary nvidia driver is the best way that I see that we can support our users with a feature set compatible to that available to other operating systems. For technical reasons, we've chosen to leverage a lot of common code written internally, which allows us to release support for new hardware and software features much more quickly than if those of us working on the Linux/FreeBSD/Solaris drivers wrote it all from scratch. This means that we share a lot with other NVIDIA drivers, but we for better or worse can't share much infrastructure like DRI.
-- Robert Morell

For a Linux kernel containing any code I own the code is under the GNU public license v2 (in some cases or later), I have never given permission for that code to be used as part of a combined or derivative work which contains binary chunks. I have never said that modules are somehow magically outside the GPL and I am doubtful that in most cases a work containing binary modules for a Linux kernel is compatible with the licensing, although I accept there may be some cases that it is.
-- Alan Cox
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