LG violates gpl? take 2
luca at ventoso.org
Tue Mar 9 19:29:01 CET 2010
En/na Kyoungae Kim ha escrit:
> I'm sorry for the late reply.
Better late than never :-)
> As I mentioned before, we're planning to build the website and provide
> source code.
> Please understand that it takes a long time.
I understand that, but these sets have been on the market for a long
>> 1) I need the sources corresponding to my kernel or a firmware update.
>> Either way I need them to be in sync.
> The kernel source code which we already provided is the corresponding to
> your firmware version.
I'm sorry but I cannot produce the same image, using the supplied
sources, the supplied build system and the supplied configuration, so
there must be something different there.
>> 2) A way to build an image to upload to the tv
> We're still discussing about providing the uploading tool.
>> An additional item is that if RELEASE is statically linked to uClibc,
>> according to the LGPL you should also provide an object that can be
>> linked to uClibc.
>> In the end I should be able to build the same kernel as supplied on
>> the tv and the same RELEASE by linking it to the provided uClibc.
> We distributed the object files using our system.
> You can download the object files as the old ways.
I got it, but there's no Makefile, so I cannot verify if, once linked
with the supplied uclibc, will produce the same program as currently
running on the tv, and, as with the kernel, it's very important that I
can verify the supplied sources against what's currently running on the
tv, you know, I don't want to turn my tv set into an expensive
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