[coreboot] lzma compression

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Mon Apr 7 22:39:50 CEST 2008

On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 05:51:01PM +0400, Mikhail Savchenko wrote:
> AS I Know 7zip algorithm using for this compression is paid for
> commercial use.

The Windows application 7-Zip uses the 7z format, which by deault
means LZMA compression which is LGPL. Feel free to read more about
7-Zip and 7z on http://www.7-zip.org/7z.html

> Are there any special license issues about it's using during
> coreboot?

coreboot is GPL and uses the LGPL LZMA compression. No problem.


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