thomson/technicolor/speedtouch further gpl violation
gplvio at mauve.plus.com
Wed Aug 4 15:37:08 CEST 2010
Anthony B wrote:
> i recently downloaded and browsed the source for the inventel livebox
> (manufactured by thomson/speedtouch) redboot boot loader. if i
> looks to me that this source was been used to build the bootloaders to
> several variants of the thomson 7G.
> thomson/speedtouch were advised of the terms of the gpl. they complied
> and released the source code to the linux kernel and the gpl'd user
> space programs but as far as i can see, nothing of the bootloader source.
> would this above be enough to prove thomson was using redboot in their
> 7G models as well as 5G?
No. Simply building bootloaders is not a problem, only distributing them
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