GPL flag for x.org drivers
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Tue May 15 07:35:50 PDT 2007
On 5/15/07, Andreas Girlich <xorg at bee.de> wrote:
> On Tue, 15 May 2007 09:10:46 -0500
> "Alex Deucher" <alexdeucher at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 5/15/07, Andreas Girlich <xorg at bee.de> wrote:
> > > On Tue, 15 May 2007 12:46:48 +0100
> > > Alan Cox <alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
> > >
> > > > I'm not sure it helps in the X.org case much as the log shows what
> > > > drivers were used.
> > >
> > > I'm not quite sure if I really understood what you mean. I'm not a
> > > coder or a developer, so can you describe your idea? If you meant
> > > naming the used driver in the x.org log file, then I'm sure that this
> > > happens already. Or did I missed something?
> > >
> > yes it does. that's why there's little point in adding a "taint" or
> > binary driver flag as you can see from the log that the user is
> > running a binary driver.
> So why not prohibit the use of binary drivers in x.org? Btw, forget the
> Linux/GPL thing.
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