Bug 16366 - Copyright of some source files is non-free
Summary: Copyright of some source files is non-free
Alias: None
Product: xorg
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Driver/nouveau (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Nouveau Project
QA Contact: Xorg Project Team
Keywords: licence
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-06-15 18:23 UTC by Chris Lamb
Modified: 2008-06-25 10:11 UTC (History)
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Description Chris Lamb 2008-06-15 18:23:38 UTC

The nv_cursor.c, nv_setup.c, nv_local.h, nv_hw.c, nv_exa.c, nv_dac.c and nv_dac.c files appear to be licensed in such a way that is not free software (only allows use, not redistribution or modification, etc):


|*     NOTICE TO USER:   The source code  is copyrighted under  U.S. and     *|
|*     international laws.  Users and possessors of this source code are     *|
|*     hereby granted a nonexclusive,  royalty-free copyright license to     *|
|*     use this code in individual and commercial software.


It would be great if this could be relicensed to match the rest of Nouveau.
Comment 1 Maarten Maathuis 2008-06-25 10:11:43 UTC
Relicensed in response to nv commit 2fdcda8ea62eba1b7885f0a75249884715936247.

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