UAPI syscall exception interpretation

Greg KH greg at
Thu May 12 00:03:17 EDT 2022

On Wed, May 11, 2022 at 09:19:42PM +0000, Muhammad Ali wrote:
> Consider a file: ftpclient.c
> Only include is: #include <sys/socket.h>
> Then a few hundred lines of personal code.
> Then compiler/linker take in ftpcliebt.c and produce a.out (statically or dynamically linked, consider both cases if it makes a licensing difference)
> Does the Linux-syscall-note say that a.out can ALL be under any license of your choice?
> Or do you have to note that your binary is under License X and also includes code which is under license GPL-2.0-WITH-Linux-syscall-note?

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right?  :)

Good luck!

greg k-h

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