Re: ITP: powervr -- PowerVR XFree86 drivers and kernel modules
On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 02:59:52PM +0000, Henning Makholm wrote:
> Scripsit Piotr Roszatycki <Piotr_Roszatycki@netia.net.pl>
> > The LICENSE.TXT file contains:
> > 2.1.1 Rights. You may copy and distribute verbatim copies of the
> > SOFTWARE as you received it, in any medium,
> There does not seem to be any permission to distribute binaries. So
> this cannot even go into non-free.
> Further, the license explicitly forbids to "attempt (..) to obtain
> the source code. It seems that even downloading the tarball at the
> vendor's own site is forbidden by this license.
The PowerVR drivers are similar to the Nvidia ones, there is a small
open source wrapper and a big binary only part that does the real