[meta-freescale] [PATCH] fsl-eula-unpack: deploy Freescale EULA

Otavio Salvador otavio at ossystems.com.br
Wed Jun 3 09:15:44 PDT 2015

On Wed, Jun 3, 2015 at 11:56 AM, Ann Thornton
<Ann.Thornton at freescale.com> wrote:
> Here is the problem:  The EULA is updated frequently with changes that really don't matter to existing packages.  New 3rd party requirements are added that apply to new packages, typos are occasionally fixed, and so on.
> If this patch is limiting us to only one EULA in all packages, that means all of the older packages have to be updated with new EULAs and a new version number every few months.  That is just not going to happen.  Not to mention other groups that have older packages as well.  The core of the EULA has not changed and will not change (the legal department has promised us that) so we expect that future EULAs will be in line with the current ones.
> It looks like Stefan is saying that the using LIC_FILES_CHKSUM_append will override the problem.  But we will need to put that in all the recipes so the end result will nullify this patch, I think.

Ann, we need to separate two issues here:

 - technical
 - legal

The technical is easy to address and all justifications you and Lauren
gave us are technical. I am concerned the legal ones and this needs to
have a official statement from Freescale explicitly saying it and
taking the responsibility for it.

As I said, please point _in the EULA text_ where all this statements
are written and I am fine with this, otherwise this is a legal flaw..

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