[Buildroot] Why have legal info for host packages?

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Fri Jun 7 16:23:03 UTC 2013

Dear Yann E. MORIN,

On Fri, 7 Jun 2013 17:46:49 +0200, Yann E. MORIN wrote:

> > Yes, but as we discussed some time ago, the host packages should either
> > be identified as such in the legal info, or even maybe a separate
> > manifest.csv file should be generated for the host packages.
> Indeed. I never said otherwise. I was just pointing out that we also
> want to generate it for host packages, and was giving an example why
> this was needed.
> That this legal-info stuff be generated in a separate location (file,
> dir) is orthogonal: we want it generated.

Agreed. But the way your e-mail was written could be understood as "the
way things are currently is correct, we don't want to change it", which
is why I reacted to it.

But anyway, I know we both agree :)


Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.

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