Possibly OT: Splitting Hairs Over GPL?

Andrew McNabb amcnabb at mcnabbs.org
Wed Apr 7 16:45:56 MDT 2010


On Wed, Apr 07, 2010 at 04:36:31PM -0600, Aaron Toponce wrote:
> 
> I am referring mainly to the NVidia drivers as well as ATi. I wasn't
> aware of the GPL wrapper. My understand was the kernel was linking
> directly to the binary blob, which I understand to be a violation of the
> GPL code.

It's the other way around.  The proprietary drivers are linking with the
kernel (at compile time).

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