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Re: Licensing and the newlib dir

Yes, they default to the Red Hat BSD license.  It is the 3 clause license.

-- Jeff J.

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Stuart Henderson" <>
> To: "Newlib Mailing List (" <>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 6:49:28 AM
> Subject: Licensing and the newlib dir
> Hi,
> "The newlib subdirectory is a collection of software from several sources.
> Each file may have its own copyright/license that is embedded in the source
> file.  Unless otherwise noted in the body of the source file(s), the
> following copyright
> notices will apply to the contents of the newlib subdirectory: "
> However, if a file has no copyright notice or license information, how are
> you supposed to correlate that file to a particular license or copyright
> holder?
> For instance, a lot of the crt files:
> newlib/libc/sys/sysnec810/crt0.S
> newlib/libc/sys/d10v/crt0.S
> newlib/libc/sys/sh/crt0.S
> newlib/libc/sys/sysmec/crt0.S
> newlib/libc/sys/h8300hms/crt0.S
> newlib/libc/sys/arc/crt0.S
> newlib/libc/sys/sparc64/crt0.S
> newlib/libc/sys/arm/crt0.S
> newlib/libc/sys/sysvnecv70/crt0.S
> newlib/libc/sys/sysnecv850/crt0.S
> etc
> have nothing in them to suggest a license or copyright holder.
> Do they default to the RedHat BSD license?   If so, is this the 2 or 3 clause
> BSD license?
> Apologies if this is explained already.
> Thanks,
> Stu

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