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Date:   Sat, 9 May 2020 21:10:25 -0700
From:   Randy Dunlap <>
To:     Baoquan He <>, Rafael Aquini <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] kernel: add panic_on_taint

On 5/9/20 7:59 PM, Baoquan He wrote:
> Read admin-guide/tainted-kernels.rst, but still do not get what 'G' means.

I interpret 'G' as GPL (strictly it means that no proprietary module has
been loaded).  But I don't see why TAINT_PROPRIETARY_MODULE is the only
taint flag that has a non-blank c_false character.  It could just be blank
also AFAICT.  Then the 'G' would not be there to confuse us.  :)


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