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Date:	Mon, 16 May 2016 11:26:37 -0400
From:	Doug Ledford <>
To:	Christoph Hellwig <>
Subject: Re: CQ and RDMA READ/WRITE APIs

On 05/16/2016 07:49 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> [adding Linus and linux-kernel to Cc]
> On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 08:04:17PM -0400, Doug Ledford wrote:
>> You submitted new files into the subsystem under GPL only license in
>> contrast to the rest of the subsystem.  This presents a problem.  I'm in
>> the position where I need to either revert them, or I need your
>> permission to make them dual license GPL/BSD to match the rest of the
>> subsystem.  Were you intentionally trying to make the OFED work illegal,
>> or just an oversight?
> Hi Doug,
> the RDMA code was developed for a GPLed driver and moved to the code,
> and lots of people contributed to it under the GPL, as they assumed
> Linux code in genral is.  Іf dual-licensing is possible at all it would
> require a lot of work, which I don't think is worth it.  If you don't
> want GPL code in the core rdma.ko module we can move it to a rdma-gpl.ko
> module, but that would be a little bit odd.

BTW, please keep me on the Cc: for any replies as I don't track

Doug Ledford <>
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