ADSL support ?
n_hibma at qubesoft.com
Tue Feb 13 15:10:09 GMT 2001
All I know is that the GPL has not yet been upheld in court...
On Tue, 13 Feb 2001, Jonathan Belson wrote:
> Nick Hibma wrote:
> > > > Why? It just means that the driver will end up in a different directory
> > >
> > > Won't the driver need to be linked into the kernel?
> > Not if it is a module:
> > kldload uspeedtouch
> Hmm. This is one of the most often debated bits of the GPL - does
> a module have to be linked against the kernel? The GPL makes
> no distinction between dynamic and static linking. RMS and his
> army of zealots insist that dynamic linking is covered, everyone else
> insists the opposite.
> This came up several times when people ported GPL drivers to
> BeOS - in a couple of cases they discontinued their work after
> receiving abusive emails 8^(
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