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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 5/5] memory: renesas-rpc-if: Export symbols as GPL

> > On Thu, Nov 26, 2020 at 07:11:46PM +0000, Lad Prabhakar wrote:
> > > Renesas RPC-IF driver is licensed under GPL2.0, to be in sync export the
> > > symbols as GPL.
> >
> > It's not a valid reason to export them as GPL. Entire Linux source code
> > is licensed as GPL-2.0, so are you going to change all EXPORT_SYMBOL to
> > GPL?
> >
> Agreed not a valid case. That clears my understanding wrt GPL exports 😊

Actually, you have just acquired wrong understanding of GPL
exports. We normally export everything as _GPL unless there is very
very very good reason not to do so.

(The reason EXPORT_SYMBOL even exists are very obscure usecases of
modules ported from non-free operating systems).

Best regards,
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