[U-Boot-Users] Proposal for a make option to include an additional stand alone program directory

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Thu Apr 26 22:05:59 CEST 2007

In message <4630F30E.4040005 at freescale.com> you wrote:
> For the MPC8349E-mITX, Freescale's BSP ships with a closed-source binary firmware for the 
> 5-port Ethernet switch.  It would be great if the denx.de version of U-Boot could 
> automatically add support for this binary if it existed in the development tree.  The idea 
> would be that u-boot.bin would include this binary.

You cannot link non-GPL code into U-Boot.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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