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Re: License terms for specific newlib source files

The files in question are covered by the Red Hat license in COPYING.NEWLIB.

Newlib uses the 3-clause version of the BSD license.


-- Jeff J.

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Herve SIBERT" <>
> To:
> Sent: Friday, June 6, 2014 8:53:31 AM
> Subject: License terms for specific newlib source files
> Hello,
> We're working on an open-source project with BSD license, and planning to
> embed the following newlib source files (from the "string" directory):
> memchr.c
> memcmp.c
> memcpy.c
> memmove.c
> memset.c
> strcmp.c
> strlen.c
> strnlen.c
> We've gone through the COPYING.NEWLIB list of licenses, but in order to keep
> things clear for end-users, we'd like to include the exact license and
> copyright terms for each of these files. Are these files subject to any
> license/copyright beyond that of RedHat? If so, which are the relevant
> licenses?
> Besides, the RedHat license in COPYING.NEWLIB is pointing to BSD license
> definition on the OSI website but does not mention whether it's the 2-Clause
> or the 3-Clause that applies. Which one should we take?
> With best regards,
> Herve

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