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Re: VirtualBox drm/kms driver
On Sat, Mar 11, 2017 at 07:41:07AM +0000, Taylor R Campbell wrote:
> > Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2017 18:32:41 +1100
> > from: matthew green <mrg%eterna.com.au@localhost>
> > Valery Ushakov writes:
> > > maya%netbsd.org@localhost wrote:
> > >
> > > > * Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Oracle Corporation
> > > > *
> > > > * This file is part of VirtualBox Open Source Edition (OSE), ...
> > >
> > > And your point is?
> > i think you skipped the next 3 relevant lines:
> > * available from http://www.virtualbox.org. This file is free software;
> > * you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU
> > * General Public License (GPL) as published by the Free Software
> > ie, we can't use this in the kernel.
> Can't statically link it into the kernel, but my understanding is that
> it is still kosher as a dynamically loaded kernel module.
Actually, statically linking it into the kernel is perfectly fine as
long as you don't redistribute the resulting binary.
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