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SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] module: Cure the MODULE_LICENSE "GPL" vs. "GPL v2" bogosity
On Mon, 2019-01-28 at 23:38 +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> Therefore remove the well meant, but ill defined, distinction between "GPL"
> and "GPL v2" and document that:
> - "GPL" and "GPL v2" both express that the module is licensed under GPLv2
> (without a distinction of 'only' and 'or later') and is therefore kernel
> license compliant.
> - None of the MODULE_LICENSE strings can be used for expressing or
> determining the exact license
> - Their sole purpose is to decide whether the module is free software or
> not.

Thanks Thomas.

Acked-by: Joe Perches <>

if you want that.

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