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Wednesday, June 3 • 15:00 - 15:50
Visualizing Used Symbols for Linux Kernel Modules for License Compliance - Armjin Hemel, Tjaldur Software Solutions

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The Linux kernel has a mechanism to expose certain symbols only to modules that declare themselves as licensed under GPL. If they are not, then these symbols cannot be used. For many people it is unclear how to find this out. In this talk I want to present a method that makes relationships between Linux kernel modules, the declared licenses and the licenses of the symbols more clear by visualizing them.

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Armijn Hemel, Tjaldur Software Governance Solutions

Tjaldur Software Governance Solutions
Armijn Hemel, MSc, is a Dutch technologist, specialising in license compliance engineering and supply chain management. As a former member of the core team of gpl-violations.org he has intimate knowledge of license enforcement, common mistakes in supply chains and resolution of these mistakes. With his own company Tjaldur Software Governance Solutions he makes tools for supply chain management that reach far beyond source code scanning and... Read More →


Wednesday June 3, 2015 15:00 - 15:50
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