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From: "Pekka Enberg" <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>
To: "CooperYuan Cooper" <cooperyuan@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: About closed-source module use GPL module function
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 09:52:50 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <84144f020801292352m13d34f36i3f4d930534ffa805@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <a9cbba340801292241y1e5e553dnbcb6734e57935832@mail.gmail.com>

Hi,

On Jan 30, 2008 8:41 AM, CooperYuan Cooper <cooperyuan@gmail.com> wrote:
> Now I am porting a device driver to Linux, its source code is not opened.
>
> In this module, I use some interface functions exported from GPL
> module through EXPORT_SYMBOL macros. (not EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL), For
> example, register_sound_dsp() and so on.
>
> Do I violate GPL? How to solve it?

This list is probably a not good source for (free) legal advice but
the simplest way to be sure is to release the source code under GPLv2.
HTH.

                        Pekka

  reply	other threads:[~2008-01-30  7:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-01-30  6:41 CooperYuan Cooper
2008-01-30  7:52 ` Pekka Enberg [this message]
2008-02-04 14:18 ` Alan Cox

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