Re: more evil firmwares found
Humberto Massa wrote:
> @ 30/04/2004 00:47 : wrote Nathanael Nerode :
>>> <>is a large binary file. This file is "edited" using a large commercial
>>> application, often provided by the gate-array manufacturer. Anyone who
>>> has this application can "open" and modify this file. There is no source
>>>or compiler as such; the binary file is directly modified and directly
>>>loaded into the gate array. The format of this binary file is usually
>>>documented in the gate array spec's, and in theory you could use any
>>>tool to edit this file.
>>I see. OK, if it's fully documented, great, that's GPL-compliant! For
>>DFSG, if you have no tool, that's 'contrib'; if you have the tool it can
> Nathanael, now you lost me. Documentation of the format has *anything*
> to do with DFSG-compliance?
Correct, it doesn't. Sorry for my mistake. Remove the "if it's fully
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