[Linaro-mm-sig] [PATCH] dma-buf: Use EXPORT_SYMBOL

Dave Airlie airlied at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 02:54:28 PDT 2012

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 7:53 PM, Alan Cox <alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
>> I believe that the developers and maintainers of dma-buf have provided
>> the needed signoff, both in person and in this thread.  If there are any
>> objections from that group, I'm happy to discuss any changes necessary to get
>> this merged.
> You need the permission of the owners of all the dependant code that
> forms the work. The rules and licence are quite clear, as I think are the
> views of several of the rights holders on both the interpretation and
> intent of the licensing of their code.
> Please go and discuss estoppel, wilful infringement and re-licensing with
> your corporate attorneys. If you want to relicense components of the code
> then please take the matter up with the corporate attorneys of the rights
> holders concerned.

Alan please stick with the facts. This isn't a relicense of anything.
EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL isn't a license its nothing like a license. Its a
totally pointless thing, it should be
really should be EXPORT_SYMBOL, and really consult your lawyers


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