[ECOS] RHEPL, GPL and modification

Peter Vandenabeele peter.vandenabeele@mind.be
Thu Dec 5 16:54:00 GMT 2002


On Fri, Dec 06, 2002 at 12:50:03AM +0100, Robert Vojta wrote:
> Hallo,
>   I'm still trying eCos and reading as many as possible articles about
> it. I have successfully running eCos on my MPC 565, nice work, thank you Bob.
>   But I've another problem. Licence was RHEPL and now is "modified"
> GPL. I found this text on WWW pages ...
> 
> eCos v2.0 includes a change to the licence from the RHEPL to the GPL with
> a modification that makes it more suitable for embedded systems.
> 
>  ... and I'm not able find the GPL modification which makes it more suitable
> for embedded systems. Can I still produce commercial application based on eCos
> and distribute it without source code or when ecos is under "modified GPL"
> I can't? What the modification exactly is?

Robert,

Please check out this thread:

http://sources.redhat.com/ml/ecos-discuss/2002-11/msg00406.html

Peter

> Thank you very much,
> have a nice day,
> Robert
> 
> -- 
>         Robert V0jta
> Linux/UNIX specialist, programmer
>     http://www.v0jta.net/
>       robert@v0jta.net
> 

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