Re: GPL issues

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Joshua Hudson wrote:
On 4/11/06, David Weinehall <[email protected]> wrote:
OK, simplified rules; if you follow them you should generally be OK:
..
3. Userspace code that uses interfaces that was not exposed to userspace
before you change the kernel --> GPL (but don't do it; there's almost
always a reason why an interface is not exported to userspace)

4. Userspace code that only uses existing interfaces --> choose
license yourself (but of course, GPL would be nice...)
Err.. there is ZERO difference between situations 3 and 4.
Userspace code can be any license one wants, regardless of where
or when or how the syscalls are added to the kernel.

Cheers
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