> On Tue, 2003-05-06 at 01:45, Yoav Weiss wrote:
> > In fact, in linux which is opensource, you can probably write a script
> > that extracts any unexported symbol from the source code, find a path to
> > it from some exported symbol, and automagically create a module that
> > re-exports this symbol for your legacy driver to use.
> You might have a derivative work after obtaining access to a
> non-exported interface. If this is correct, binary-only modules
> can't do this and therefore they must stick to exported interfaces.
Obviously you don't have much experience getting around licenses. ;)
You GPL the part that does the dirty work. Then your closed-source module
only uses exported interfaces and the boundary between GPL and closed-source
code is a clear license boundary.
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