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Re: Fedora Freedom and linux-libre



* jeff <moe blagblagblag org> [20080618 17:50]:
[snip]
>
> ...  more pages of hex
>
>
> I personally downloaded this file believing that I was getting a free GPL 
> driver. Broadcom says so in the patch itself, in the included LICENSE 
> file, and their website when you click to download it. Red Hat is 
> shipping it as GPLv2. So either they have to provide the source (if they 
> have it), stop shipping it, or *at least* stop saying they are shipping a 
> GPLv2 kernel if they are unwilling/unable to provide the source.

You missed the discussion where it was pointed out that some firmware
is written in hex directly, as there is no compiler. Good luck with
demanding the source to that dude...

/Anders


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