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Re: [Qemu-devel] plugins

From: Lionel Ulmer
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] plugins
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2004 15:25:59 +0200
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> With a plugin system (all it takes is 2 files: an text/XML file which 
> contains the info on this plugin, and a .so file which is the plugin 
> itself) both closed source and open source developers can add lots of 
> hardware to QEMU which can be used for driver development on Linux and 
> on Windows (as well other guest OS's) without having the real hardware.

>From what I know, QEMU is GPL'ed (only libqemu is LGPL'ed). So 'closed
source' developers can use this plug-in mechanism ... only if they do not
release their .so :-)


                 Lionel Ulmer - http://www.bbrox.org/

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