Build libxil.a and xil-*crt0.o for powerpc-xilinx-eabi
Sun May 10 09:25:00 GMT 2009
Jeff Johnston wrote:
> Michael Eager wrote:
>> Attached is a patch which adds xil-crt0.S, source
>> for xil-*crt0.o, and builds libxil.a. For Xilinx
>> PowerPC 405/440.
> I'm afraid the licensing of xil-crt0.S isn't adequate. IANAL, but to me
> it just says that it might contain infringements and you are responsible
> for figuring this out. It doesn't provide usage rights (i.e. free to
> copy/modify/etc..). This is not sufficient for checking into newlib.
> Can you possibly contact the supplier of this code to see if it can be
> licensed under a simple BSD-style license. Similar comments apply to
> any other code using that license. If there is question as to who wrote
> the code and whether it is infringing on patents, then it cannot be
> checked in. I am surprised that sort of license would be used for a
> simple start-up file.
I'll pursue a BSD license with Xilinx. I'm sure that the license
is their standard boilerplate.
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