[PATCH v2] linux-firmware: brcm: Removed codeversion from firmware filenames.

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Wed Dec 8 22:23:49 UTC 2010


On Wed, Dec 08, 2010 at 11:07:53PM +0100, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
> 2010/12/8 Henry Ptasinski <henryp at broadcom.com>:
> > Second attempt at cleaning up firmware filenames.
> >
> > The basename-apiversion-codeversion construction for firmware filenames is not
> > used by most other firmware files, adds complexity, and is not providing any
> > value.  Renamed the firmware files using just basename-apiversion.  Also, fixed
> > WHENCE to have correct path to brcmfmac files.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Henry Ptasinski <henryp at broadcom.com>
> 
> Henry, I believe we got report that Red Hat can not include your
> firmware anyway because of licensing. Can you change license to some
> common one which allows providing your firmware with distributions?

That's news to me, what specific licensing issue have you heard about
here?  Last I saw, the issues were resolved and everyone could
redistribute this firmware.

Do you have a bugzilla number?

thanks,

greg k-h



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