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From: Pavel Roskin <proski@gnu.org>
To: David Newall <davidn@davidnewall.com>
Cc: "John W. Linville" <linville@tuxdriver.com>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Zan Lynx <zlynx@acm.org>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Jon Masters <jcm@jonmasters.org>,
	Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.6.25] module: allow ndiswrapper to use	GPL-only	symbols
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 17:17:53 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1204323473.2316.59.camel@dv> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47C87460.2030705@davidnewall.com>

On Sat, 2008-03-01 at 07:38 +1030, David Newall wrote:

> I think there's a political agenda, and that's something that nobody can
> solve.  The simplest solution is to change the name it uses on a regular
> basis, and that something relatively  unimportant.  People will still
> call it ndiswrapper, but it will identify itself to the kernel as
> wrappythingy, and then ndisthingy, and then wrapndis.  Heck, make it
> purely random.  Solve the problem for all time.

If there is a political agenda, then LKML is the worst place to discuss
the details.

> It's a stupid problem promulgated by stupid people, and I use the word
> "stupid" in it's most pejorative sense.

It would be more useful if you counter specific arguments rather than
employ ad hominem attacks.

-- 
Regards,
Pavel Roskin

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-29 22:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 39+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-28 22:11 Pavel Roskin
2008-02-28 23:25 ` Linus Torvalds
2008-02-29  6:20   ` Pavel Roskin
2008-02-29 16:08     ` Linus Torvalds
2008-02-29 16:54       ` Chris Friesen
2008-02-29 17:06         ` Linus Torvalds
2008-02-29 17:59           ` Chris Friesen
2008-03-06 14:56         ` David Woodhouse
2008-02-29 16:59       ` Zan Lynx
2008-02-29 17:07         ` Linus Torvalds
2008-02-29 17:20           ` Pavel Roskin
2008-02-29 17:33             ` Linus Torvalds
2008-02-29 19:39               ` Pavel Roskin
2008-02-29 19:53                 ` Linus Torvalds
2008-02-29 20:08                   ` Pavel Roskin
2008-02-29 20:28                     ` Linus Torvalds
2008-02-29 21:13                       ` Pavel Roskin
2008-02-29 20:17                 ` John W. Linville
2008-02-29 20:40                   ` David Newall
2008-02-29 20:59                     ` Pavel Roskin
2008-02-29 21:08                       ` David Newall
2008-02-29 22:17                         ` Pavel Roskin [this message]
2008-03-01  8:15                           ` David Newall
2008-02-29 20:44                   ` Pavel Roskin
2008-02-29 21:15                 ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-29 22:31                   ` Pavel Roskin
2008-03-03 10:57                     ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-04  5:37                       ` Pavel Roskin
2008-03-04 12:57                         ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-04 17:19                           ` Linus Torvalds
2008-03-04 17:38                             ` Greg KH
2008-03-04 17:45                             ` Pavel Roskin
2008-03-04 21:20                               ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-04 23:23                                 ` Pavel Roskin
2008-03-04 20:51                             ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-04 23:25                               ` Jiri Kosina
2008-03-05 13:21                                 ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-29 17:18         ` Jon Masters
2008-02-29 21:55           ` Adrian Bunk

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