Re: GPLv2 or not GPLv2? (no license bashing)

From: Måns Rullgård
Date: Tue Mar 09 2004 - 04:07:43 EST

vda <vda@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Well, Linux kernel is GPLed. If one adds his/hers code to the kernel
> (s)he is automatically agrees to the terms of GPL.
> Because "adds code" is actually incorrect here. "modifies existing
> GPLed code" is more accurate.

Suppose I write a new kernel module, without touching any existing
code, and this module gets included in the kernel tree. Have I added
code? Yes. Have I modified GPLed code? I think not.

Måns Rullgård

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