Re: TG3 firmware report...
John Hasler <email@example.com> wrote:
> What do you mean by "legally"? Copyright infringement is a tort, and there
> is no way they could win an infringement lawsuit against a distributor for
> failing to redistribute the source for the blobs when they did not supply
> it themselves and yet asserted that the work was under the GPL.
> The real risk (if any) is of being sued by a kernel author.
That's only a risk if we ship it linked with the kernel. Shipping a
single blob of hex in non-free shouldn't be a problem in that respect.
Matthew Garrett | firstname.lastname@example.org