Described license situation of make_isohybrid_mbr.c

release-1.5.4.branch
Thomas Schmitt 14 years ago
parent 6b273ef79a
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      libisofs/make_isohybrid_mbr.c

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#include <sys/time.h>
/* This code stems from syslinux-3.72/utils/isohybrid, a perl script
under GPL which is Copyright 2002-2008 H. Peter Anvin.
Line numbers in comments refer to the lines of that script.
It has been analyzed and re-written in C language 2008 by Thomas Schmitt.
As soon as it is part of a libisofs test version, H. Peter Anvin will
be asked about his own copyright claims and/or license tolerance in
respect to this C code.
*/
under GPL which is Copyright 2002-2008 H. Peter Anvin.
Line numbers in comments refer to the lines of that script.
It has been analyzed and re-written in C language 2008 by Thomas Schmitt,
and is now under the licenses to which H.Peter Anvin agreed:
http://syslinux.zytor.com/archives/2008-November/011105.html
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2008 08:36:46 -0800
From: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
I hereby give permission for this code, translated to the C language, to
be released under either the LGPL or the MIT/ISC/2-clause BSD licenses
or both, at your option.
Sincerely, H. Peter Anvin
In the context of libisofs this code derives its matching open source
license from above stem licenses, typically from LGPL.
In case its generosity is needed, here is the 2-clause BSD license:
make_isohybrid_mbr.c is copyright 2002-2008 H. Peter Anvin
and 2008 libburnia project.
1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice,
this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice,
this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation
and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED `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 PROVIDER 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 DAMAGE.
*/
/* A helper function. One could replace it by one or two macros. */
static int lsb_to_buf(char **wpt, int value, int bits, int flag)

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