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Violation of the GPL!

Question asked by bars on Jul 9, 2015

When assembling the modules for the kernel version 4.0.7 for x32 error occurred:

 

2015-Jul-05 14:11:15 :: [x86_64] #100 kernel-modules.git

sisyphus/kernel-modules-fglrx-un-def-15.101.1001-alt1: build start

echo >&2; \

echo >&2 " ERROR: Kernel configuration is invalid."; \

echo >&2 " include/generated/autoconf.h or

include/config/auto.conf are missing.";\

--

  find

/usr/src/RPM/BUILD/kernel-modules-fglrx-un-def-15.101.1001/fglrx-15.101.1001/2.6.x/.tmp_versions

-name '*.mod' | xargs -r grep -h '\.ko$' | sort -u | sed 's/\.ko$/.o/' |

scripts/mod/modpost -m -a -i ./Module.symvers -I

/usr/src/RPM/BUILD/kernel-modules-fglrx-un-def-15.101.1001/fglrx-15.101.1001/2.6.x/Module.symvers

  -o

/usr/src/RPM/BUILD/kernel-modules-fglrx-un-def-15.101.1001/fglrx-15.101.1001/2.6.x/Module.symvers

  -w -s -T -

FATAL: modpost: GPL-incompatible module fglrx.ko uses GPL-only symbol

'__static_cpu_has_safe'

make[2]: *** [__modpost] Error 1

2015-Jul-05 14:11:59 :: [i586] kernel-modules.git

sisyphus/kernel-modules-fglrx-un-def-15.101.1001-alt1: remote: build failed

 

Thus, the kernel module fglrx kernel 4.xx violates the license GPL!

Distribution ALT Linux Sisyphus

Bug 1180 – kernel modules build failed

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