[Debian-eeepc-devel] [SCM] rt2860 source for the ralink wireless chip in the eeepc 901. branch, master, updated. 62acf9d75c7ca276a262492f3f786d69d68f4822
dmn at debian.org
Sat Aug 30 20:36:11 UTC 2008
The following commit has been merged in the master branch:
Author: Damyan Ivanov <dmn at debian.org>
Date: Sat Aug 30 22:30:43 2008 +0300
write real debian/copyright
note the nasty binary blob license, explain why it is non-free
add myself to packaging copyright holders
diff --git a/rt2860-184.108.40.206/debian/copyright b/rt2860-220.127.116.11/debian/copyright
index e4548c4..38ec427 100644
@@ -3,30 +3,82 @@ Sat, 23 Aug 2008 14:43:38 +0800.
It was downloaded from http://www.ralinktech.com
-Upstream Author(s): Ralink Tech Inc.
+This package is not part of Debian GNU/Linux because it contains two files --
+include/firmware.h and common/rt2860.bin -- licensed under a license that
+prohibits its modification.
+Upstream Author: Ralink Technology Inc.
Copyright: Copyright (c) 2002-2007 Ralink Technology Inc.
+ (and presumably the binary blob from which this is generated -
+ Redistribution. Redistribution and use in binary form, without
+ modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are
+ * Redistributions must reproduce the above copyright notice and the
+ following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials
+ provided with the distribution.
+ * Neither the name of Ralink Technology Corporation nor the names of its
+ suppliers may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this
+ software without specific prior written permission.
+ * No reverse engineering, decompilation, or disassembly of this software
+ is permitted.
+ Limited patent license. Ralink Technology Corporation grants a world-wide,
+ royalty-free, non-exclusive license under patents it now or hereafter
+ owns or controls to make, have made, use, import, offer to sell and
+ sell ("Utilize") this software, but solely to the extent that any
+ such patent is necessary to Utilize the software alone, or in
+ combination with an operating system licensed under an approved Open
+ Source license as listed by the Open Source Initiative at
+ http://opensource.org/licenses. The patent license shall not apply to
+ any other combinations which include this software. No hardware per
+ se is licensed hereunder.
+ DISCLAIMER. THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND
+ CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING,
+ BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND
+ FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
+ COPYRIGHT OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT,
+ INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING,
+ BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS
+ OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND
+ ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR
+ TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE
+ USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH
+ /* AUTO GEN PLEASE DO NOT MODIFY IT */
- This package is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
- it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
- the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
- (at your option) any later version.
- This package is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
- but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
- MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
- GNU General Public License for more details.
+ All the rest
+ * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify *
+ * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by *
+ * the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or *
+ * (at your option) any later version. *
+ * *
+ * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, *
+ * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of *
+ * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the *
+ * GNU General Public License for more details. *
- You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
- along with this package; if not, write to the Free Software
- Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA
On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General
Public License can be found in `/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL'.
-The Debian packaging is (C) 2008, Glenn Saberton <gsaberton at foomagic.org> and
-is licensed under the GPL, see above.
+The Debian packaging is
+ (C) 2008, Glenn Saberton <gsaberton at foomagic.org>,
+ (C) 2008 Damyan Ivanov <dmn at debian.org>
+and is licensed under the GNU General Public license, version 2 or later, see
rt2860 source for the ralink wireless chip in the eeepc 901.
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