libsim licensing (and bfd by extension)

Daniel Jacobowitz dan@codesourcery.com
Fri May 7 18:25:00 GMT 2010


On Fri, May 07, 2010 at 02:24:25PM -0400, Robin Getz wrote:
> On Tue 4 May 2010 23:12, Daniel Jacobowitz pondered:
> > Also bits of sim are copyright others besides the FSF.
> 
> I didn't think that was possible?
> 
> (but - as you state - I do see lots of copyright ARM, Cygnus Solutions, Sun 
> Microsystems, European Space Agency, etc in the sim sources).
> 
> Doesn't the sim require a copyright assignment to the FSF (like the rest of 
> the gdb/binutils does?)

We'd like it to, but some things were not assigned to the FSF when
they were originally contributed.  Beyond that, I don't know the
history.

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz
CodeSourcery



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