[coreboot] libpayload for ARM with sprinklings of GPL and coreboot code sharing
stefan.reinauer at coreboot.org
Tue Mar 25 05:36:51 CET 2014
* Patrick Georgi <patrick at georgi-clan.de> [140321 18:38]:
> Am Donnerstag, den 20.03.2014, 17:57 -0500 schrieb mrnuke:
> > * Share these drivers between coreboot and libpayload.
> Make them BSD-l, like cbfs-core.
> > * libpayload core remains BSD.
> "with strings attached" - I'd like to avoid that.
Nice pun. It's actually the string functions that are GPLed in the ARM
port right now. D'uh.
> If you need SoC drivers, the *BSDs have their share of drivers, too.
> Typically of a better quality than the Linux ones (but less battle
Is there any single BSD licensed payload out there? That's using
libpayload? The work around of stuffing drivers into depthcharge is
really, really unfortunate because it causes unnecessary duplication
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