[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/1] Solid-Run HummingBoard i2eX defconfig and bootable microSD Bash script

Jonathan Ben Avraham yba at tkos.co.il
Sun May 31 07:51:21 UTC 2015


On Sun, 31 May 2015, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:

> Date: Sun, 31 May 2015 09:06:54 +0200
> From: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
> To: Baruch Siach <baruch at tkos.co.il>
> Cc: Jonathan Ben Avraham <yba at tkos.co.il>, buildroot at busybox.net
> Subject: Re: [Buildroot] [PATCH 1/1] Solid-Run HummingBoard i2eX defconfig and
>      bootable microSD Bash script
> 
> Baruch, Jonathan,
>
> On Sun, 31 May 2015 07:14:12 +0300, Baruch Siach wrote:
>
>>> I prefer to use the CC licenses, because they  are simpler, clearer, and
>>> more appropriate to configuration files and scripts which are not compiled
>>> or linked against, and they avoid both the heavy RMS idealogical baggage and
>>> the legal confusions associated with the GPL licenses without any loss of
>>> rights to the public.
>>
>> The fact that all of Buildroot code itself is released under GPLv2 should make
>> life easier for downstream Buildroot distributors (and their legal
>> departments).
>>
>> Anyway, in case Buildroot maintainers agree to accept scripts under a
>> different license, please add a patch to section 12.3 of the manual to clarify
>> Buildroot license.
>
> Since so far all of the Buildroot code (to the exception of the
> patches, which are licensed under the respective license of the
> software package they apply to) is under the GPLv2, I think we also
> would like like such scripts to be licensed under the GPLv2. There is
> no reason to have a different license for such scripts.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Thomas

Hi Thomas,
Would a dual GPLv2, CC SA license be acceptable? If not, then I would at 
least like to have a notice of availability of the script under the CC SA 
license from a different source.

  - yba


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