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Date:   Sat, 9 May 2020 21:10:25 -0700
From:   Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>
To:     Baoquan He <bhe@...hat.com>, Rafael Aquini <aquini@...hat.com>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-doc@...r.kernel.org,
        kexec@...ts.infradead.org, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
        dyoung@...hat.com, corbet@....net, mcgrof@...nel.org,
        keescook@...omium.org, akpm@...ux-foundation.org, cai@....pw,
        tytso@....edu, bunk@...nel.org, torvalds@...ux-foundation.org,
        gregkh@...uxfoundation.org, labbott@...hat.com, jeffm@...e.com,
        jikos@...nel.org, jeyu@...e.de, tiwai@...e.de, AnDavis@...e.com,
        rpalethorpe@...e.de
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.  :)

-- 
~Randy

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