Re: GPL only usage of security.h

From: Crispin Cowan (crispinat_private)
Date: Mon Sep 24 2001 - 22:22:15 PDT

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    Greg KH wrote:
    >I want to apologize for bringing this up so late in development of this
    >patch.  I also should have warned some of the effected parties ahead of
    >time, before bringing it up.  Crispin, Stephan, and James, I apologize.
    Thanks, I appreciate that.
    >As for why bringing it up now?  I've realized that if this patch is
    >accepted into the kernel it would weaken the licensing requirements of a
    >security module (in the open source sense) since the beginning of the
    >project.  With the current talk on lkml about licenses in the kernel,
    >the addition of the MODULE_LICENSE macro and a list of acceptable
    You mentioned the MODULE_LICENSE macro in some other mail, but I've 
    never heard of it, and neither has google. Can you elaborate?
    Crispin Cowan, Ph.D.
    Chief Scientist, WireX Communications, Inc.
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