[Gta04-owner] Packaging PVR Userspace Was: PVR integration for Kernel 3.7 done

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Sun Feb 17 20:35:33 CET 2013


Am 17.02.2013 um 17:06 schrieb Josua Mayer:

> Am 13.02.2013 15:09, schrieb Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller:
>> Finally, I think I have successfully integrated the PVR kernel driver
>> into our 3.7 tree.
>> 
>> <http://projects.goldelico.com/p/gta04-kernel/page/Video-3D/>
>> 
>> These things are also available as packages in Ubuntu but I think
>> they have some dependencies that we can't resolve in standard Debian.
>> 
>> If someone could research and explain the license situation, I could easily
>> make a (non-free) .deb that contains all libraries, runtime and SDK picked
>> out of the TI provided binaries. This would allow distros like QtMoko to simply
>> preinstall the libs and runtime.
> According to the Graphics_SDK_Manifest_04_08_00_02.doc the binaries are under a license called "TI TSPA".
> Reading that license I found that the binaries may be redistributed. They only want a copy of the license and their copyright notice bundled and the binaries must be unmodified so they say.
> I guess under taht license its not an issue to package the binaries and offer them for download.

Looks good! Maybe this is the reason why similar packages (but with strange dependencies) are available in Ubuntu repositories.

Thanks,
Nikolaus



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