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KernelTrap.org: EXPORT_SYMBOL_(INTERNAL and/or GPL)?

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“Another interesting debate recently ensued on the lkml, this
time with kernel guru Alan Cox in the middle. The topic was related
to the GPL (hence the emotions involved), though specifically
referring to the changing of an EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL flag to
EXPORT_SYMBOL. Among the questions raised is whether this infringes
upon a developer’s rights.

“Much of the debate follows, involving many kernel notables,
including Andrea Arcangeli, Alan Cox, Rik van Riel and Linus
Torvalds. Many good points are raised on both sides of the issue,
making for an interesting read…”

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