Subject: Re: Question regarding modules/pluggins license?
From: Ian Lance Taylor <>
Date: 01 Mar 2004 11:45:36 -0500

Alexander Terekhov <> writes:

> (Read the entire thread -- this is real fun ;-) )

I am already quite familiar with this discussion.

In your initial post, you mentioned glibc.  glibc is not a kernel
loadable module.  It only uses the Linux kernel syscall interface.
The discussions you mention above do not apply to glibc.

In fact, I believe that those discussions support my initial point,
which is that there is no clear legal position for software which uses
an API which is only defined by a single GPL implementation.

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