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Re: [RFS] rocm-smi-lib/4.5.2-1~exp1 - copyright question

On Wed, 2022-02-16 at 22:50 +0100, Étienne Mollier wrote:
> Hi Jeremy,
> You mentioned being in position to intervene on licensing terms
> clarification IIRC.  I think I identified a bunch of files which
> may be problematic in rocm-smi-lib.  I temporarily flagged them
> in the d/copyright file:
>         README.md
>         python_smi_tools/README.md
>         rocm_smi/docs/ROCm_SMI_Manual.pdf

Is the source file for compiling that PDF file avaialble?
If not, it has to be treated as binary block and excluded.

> >  No
> > license, including implied or arising by estoppel, to any
> > intellectual property rights is granted by this
> > document. Terms and limitations applicable to the purchase or
> > use of AMD’s products are as set forth in a signed agreement
> > between the parties or in AMD's Standard Terms and Conditions
> > of Sale.
> > 
> > © 2020 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

This part is tricky indeed.

> Are those non-redistributable, or are they actually covered by
> the NCSA like the majority of the files?

I don't know.

In rocCLR there are also some tricky claims such as 
"Trade secret of ATI Technologies, Inc."
which seems like some kind of leftover. And we need to
ask the upstream to remove the claims or we have to exclude the

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