GPL flag for drivers

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Tue May 15 07:10:46 PDT 2007

On 5/15/07, Andreas Girlich <xorg at> wrote:
> On Tue, 15 May 2007 12:46:48 +0100
> Alan Cox <alan at> wrote:
> > I'm not sure it helps in the case much as the log shows what
> > drivers were used.
> I'm not quite sure if I really understood what you mean. I'm not a
> coder or a developer, so can you describe your idea? If you meant
> naming the used driver in the log file, then I'm sure that this
> happens already. Or did I missed something?

yes it does.  that's why there's little point in adding a "taint" or
binary driver flag as you can see from the log that the user is
running a binary driver.


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