[U-Boot-Users] U-Boot boots proprietary applications?

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Wed May 31 02:05:36 CEST 2006

In message <c3d0340b0605301146i3313656dy8d5768c313af68a9 at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
> A quick question on the license issue. If I understand correctly,
> U-Boot can boot proprietary applications that are not licensed under
> GPL such as VxWorks. There is a boot hook for VxWorks in the
> distribution.

I see no point where the license could be not clear  about  this.  As
long  as  you  don't  link against U-Boot code, or use U-Boot code to
otherwise create derived works, you can do whatever you want.

> Would you please confirm that?


Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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