NVIDIA wants to remove GPL marker from Linux interface

Posted by tracyanne on Oct 13, 2012 11:05 AM EDT
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NVIDIA developer Robert Morell has proposed removing a marker for the Linux kernel's GPL licence from a Linux kernel driver interface, apparently in order to permit the use of the interface with proprietary drivers. A discussion thread on the topic has seen several key kernel developers express clear opposition to the proposal and debate over which developers would have to consent to such a change.

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