[kvm-devel] [PATCH 1/3] Make virtio modules GPL

Anthony Liguori aliguori at us.ibm.com
Thu Jan 3 07:13:15 PST 2008


Dong, Eddie wrote:
> Curuious: should we consider it to be dual licensed from beginning?
>   

AFAIK, they are GPLv2+. I think Rusty was talking about dual licensing
the headers. He'll have to comment on that though.

Regards,

Anthony Liguori

> thx,eddie
>
>   
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: kvm-devel-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net 
>> [mailto:kvm-devel-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of 
>> Anthony Liguori
>> Sent: 2008年1月3日 5:02
>> To: virtualization at lists.linux-foundation.org
>> Cc: kvm-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
>> Subject: [kvm-devel] [PATCH 1/3] Make virtio modules GPL
>>
>> The virtio modules do not advertise themselves as GPL but rely 
>> on exported
>> GPL symbols.  This makes them unloadable as modules.
>>
>> This patch adds the appropriate MODULE_LICENSE().
>>
>> Signed-off: Anthony Liguori <aliguori at us.ibm.com>
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/block/virtio_blk.c b/drivers/block/virtio_blk.c
>> index 54a8017..8f6040d 100644
>> --- a/drivers/block/virtio_blk.c
>> +++ b/drivers/block/virtio_blk.c
>> @@ -8,6 +8,8 @@
>>
>> #define VIRTIO_MAX_SG	(3+MAX_PHYS_SEGMENTS)
>>
>> +MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
>> +
>> static unsigned char virtblk_index = 'a';
>> struct virtio_blk
>> {
>> diff --git a/drivers/net/virtio_net.c b/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
>> index ebe4b03..9789e68 100644
>> --- a/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
>> +++ b/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
>> @@ -28,6 +28,8 @@
>> static int napi_weight = 128;
>> module_param(napi_weight, int, 0444);
>>
>> +MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
>> +
>> /* FIXME: MTU in config. */
>> #define MAX_PACKET_LEN (ETH_HLEN+ETH_DATA_LEN)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/virtio/virtio.c b/drivers/virtio/virtio.c
>> index 646f716..6e27c08 100644
>> --- a/drivers/virtio/virtio.c
>> +++ b/drivers/virtio/virtio.c
>> @@ -2,6 +2,8 @@
>> #include <linux/spinlock.h>
>> #include <linux/virtio_config.h>
>>
>> +MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
>> +
>> static ssize_t device_show(struct device *_d,
>> 			   struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
>> {
>> diff --git a/drivers/virtio/virtio_ring.c 
>> b/drivers/virtio/virtio_ring.c
>> index 951e4c7..15ee2fa 100644
>> --- a/drivers/virtio/virtio_ring.c
>> +++ b/drivers/virtio/virtio_ring.c
>> @@ -20,6 +20,8 @@
>> #include <linux/virtio_ring.h>
>> #include <linux/device.h>
>>
>> +MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
>> +
>> #ifdef DEBUG
>> /* For development, we want to crash whenever the ring is screwed. */
>> #define BAD_RING(vq, fmt...)			\
>>
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