[meta-freescale] [fsl-community-bsp-base][PATCH v3] setup-environment: Update pre-EULA language to support older licenses.
otavio at ossystems.com.br
Mon Jun 8 09:33:04 PDT 2015
On Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 11:51 AM, Lauren Post <lauren.post at freescale.com> wrote:
> Some legacy packages will contain older versions of licenses. This language
> explains that the conflict in license should use the license in package.
> v3: Changed language to avoid confusion with open source
This should be below --- so it is not part of the commit log.
> Signed-off-by: Lauren Post <lauren.post at freescale.com>
> setup-environment | 14 +++++++++++---
> 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/setup-environment b/setup-environment
> index 7034cc5..24ee678 100755
> --- a/setup-environment
> +++ b/setup-environment
> @@ -186,9 +186,17 @@ fi
> if [ "$EULA" = "ask" ]; then
> cat <<EOF
> -Some BSPs depend on libraries and packages which are covered by Freescale's
> -End User License Agreement (EULA). To have the right to use these binaries in
> -your images, you need to read and accept the following...
> +Proprietary and third party software is subject to agreement and compliance
> +with, Freescale's End User License Agreement. To have the right to use these
> +binaries in your images, you must read and accept the following terms.
This part looks fine for me.
> +there are conflicting terms embedded in the software, the terms embedded in
> +the Software will control.
I would drop this.
> +In all cases, open source software is licensed under the terms of the
> +applicable open source license(s), such as the BSD License, Apache License or
> +the GNU Lesser General Public License. Your use of the open source software
> +is subject to the terms of each applicable license. You must agree to the
> +terms of each applicable license, or you cannot use the open source software.
I think a guard is missing here. Something like:
... and by no means the use of the open source software can negate or
override a rule included in the Freescale's End User License Agreement
The lawyer certainly can provide a more elaborated text but making it
clear seems to be good.
Otavio Salvador O.S. Systems
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