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* [http://www.linuxworld.com/community/?q=taxonomy/term/24 USB drivers going GPL-only in 2.6.25 (LinuxWorld)]
 
* [http://www.linuxworld.com/community/?q=taxonomy/term/24 USB drivers going GPL-only in 2.6.25 (LinuxWorld)]
 
* [http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=782e70c6fc2290a0395850e8e02583b8b62264d8 the actual git commit]
 
* [http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=782e70c6fc2290a0395850e8e02583b8b62264d8 the actual git commit]
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== Other Links ==
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http://gpl-violations.org/

Revision as of 07:30, 22 April 2009

Legal Issues using Linux in embedded projects

The intricacies of using the GPL license have been hashed out repeatedly in many other forums. [references would be nice for major issues]

This page has a few specific issues relating to embedded use of Linux.

EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL

EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL for kernel USB API

In January of 2008, Greg Kroah Hartman submitted a patch to change the core USB API to EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL. Here is some information about that change:

Other Links

http://gpl-violations.org/