[Buildroot] [PATCH v2] wf111: new package

Antoine Tenart antoine.tenart at free-electrons.com
Fri Feb 20 16:25:30 UTC 2015


On Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 10:07:05AM +0100, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> On Tue,  3 Feb 2015 15:33:25 +0100, Antoine Tenart wrote:
> > Adds support for the BlueGiga WF111 WiFi driver and the binary utilities
> > distributed alongside the driver. An account is required to download the
> > sources from the BlueGiga website, which can be created freely. The
> > driver is available for armv5, arm7a and i386.
> > 
> > Since it is not possible to automatically retrieve the sources, because
> > of the required user account needed on the BlueGiga website, an option
> > is added to let the Buildroot user specify the directory where the
> > driver tarball was downloaded.
> > 
> > Finally, two options must be selected in the Linux kernel configuration:
> > CONFIG_WIRELESS_EXT and CONFIG_WEXT_PRIV. These are blind options (i.e.
> > not selectable directly) so they cannot be enabled by a change in
> > linux/linux.mk. The user as two choices to enable these options:
> > - By making them non blind, with a "WF111 support" configuration entry
> >   for example.
> > - By enabling another WiFi driver that select them.
> > 
> > The work behind this commit was funded by ECA Group
> > <http://www.ecagroup.com>. ECA Group is the copyright owner of the
> > contributed code.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Antoine Tenart <antoine.tenart at free-electrons.com>
> Thanks, applied to next. It would be good however to send a followup
> patch adding <pkg>_LICENSE and <pkg>_LICENSE_FILES.

I'd like to be able to provide a license, but all I can find is a
Copyright at the beginning of the source files, with the following

 * Refer to LICENSE.txt included with this source code for details on
 * the license terms.

And... the LICENSE.txt file can't be found :)


Antoine Ténart, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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