[linux-audio-dev] xt2 coming to linux

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+la at mega-nerd.com
Fri Jan 27 15:05:10 EST 2006


Lee Revell wrote:

> The Linux kernel is a GPL'ed application yet Nvidia gets away with
> linking into it.  It's widely acknowledged to be illegal, but as the
> linking is done by the end user, it's the user who violates the GPL, not
> Nvidia.


The end user would only be violating the GPL if they distributed
the kernel with the Nvidia kernel. The GPL bestows more freedom
to the user than it does to the distributor of GPL software.


Erik
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