[coreboot] libpayload: OHCI stack

Daniel Mack daniel at caiaq.de
Tue Oct 20 17:15:03 CEST 2009

On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 02:49:08AM +0200, Daniel Mack wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 05, 2009 at 02:15:16PM +0200, Peter Stuge wrote:
> > Daniel Mack wrote:
> > > I can't change the license as I'm not the author of the original
> > > sources.
> > 
> > You could try contacting the author, assuming you yourself would be
> > comfortable using BSD for your work, if they are.
> There are some dozen authors as the stack was orginally written for
> Linux 2.4 and then ported to U-Boot. Probably some bugfixes were also
> backported. I don't know. So changing the license is not an option.
> > libpayload must stay BSD.. My guess is that your work will not be
> > included in libpayload proper.
> Unless there is a separate module with complementary code which is then
> released under the GPL. That way, it could also take some more code from
> the Linux kernel without running into licensing issues again.

Btw - Patrick - IIRC - came up with that idea in #coreboot IRC channel.
Has there been any movement in this direction? I just ask because I
really want to avoid the code getting lost.


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