kernel modules, derived work and GPLv2

Ezra Buehler ezra at
Wed Jul 12 11:58:20 EDT 2023

Hi Phil,

On Wed, Jul 12, 2023 at 5:01 PM Phil Perry <phil at> wrote:
> However, what about the source code for the linux kernel the kernel
> module (driver) was built against - is that also deemed part of the
> derived work and must I also distribute the linux kernel source code
> against which my binary kernel module (driver) was compiled?

Perhaps this will answer some questions:


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