Re: calling oem sal functions

From: Christoph Hellwig <>
Date: 2004-08-20 04:21:02
On Thu, Aug 19, 2004 at 01:18:03PM -0500, Robin Holt wrote:
> If you make them GPL, it makes the call useless to SGI.  Some of our
> tests suites have the problem description we are testing for and the
> resolution.  This may include vendor specific or customer specific
> data which is not disclosable.  Some of the vendor specific tests are
> likewise covered by NDA.  I understand you would love to have
> everything _GPL, but that is unreasonable.

Huh?  As long as you use your testsuite only internally the GPL doesn't
matter.  It only kicks in as soon as you distribute something.

> Tony, please carefully consider the _GPL.

This is talking directly to the SAL layer, something that should
be reserved to OS internals.
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