ADSL support ?
brian at Awfulhak.org
Wed Feb 14 01:10:25 GMT 2001
There's a first time for everything...!
I always find it strange to see companies releasing things under the
GPL... they're just spreading a disease (plague) that's aimed at
companies just like themselves.... Still, maybe they've seen sense !
> 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^(
> > --
> > C-YA
> > Jon
> > <http://www.witchspace.com>
> Qube Software, Ltd. Private:
> n_hibma at qubesoft.com n_hibma at webweaving.org
> n_hibma at freebsd.org
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Brian <brian at Awfulhak.org> <brian@[uk.]FreeBSD.org>
Don't _EVER_ lose your sense of humour !
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