[PATCH] Fix headers and add RTC to altera-cyclone-v BSP.

Chris Johns chrisj at rtems.org
Tue Jul 29 02:44:39 UTC 2014

On 28/07/2014 6:43 pm, Christian Mauderer wrote:
> Am 28.07.2014 10:17, schrieb Chris Johns:
>> On 28/07/2014 5:17 pm, Christian Mauderer wrote:
>>> just that there is no confusion about it: The second patch contains some
>>> large headers from the Altera hwlib. Therefore it is bigger than the
>>> maximum mail size for the list and has to be reviewed by a list
>>> administrator. Therefore it can need some additional time to turn up on
>>> the list.
>> What is the license for these header files ?
>> Are you able to post the license or is there a public reference to the
>> code ?
> The license is the same like for the headers that are already included
> in this BSP in the hwlib directory. Altera uses a BSD-style license for
> the files from hwlib. It is written directly in the head of the headers
> and sources.
>> Did you obtain these files from an installed Altera tool or package with
>> an EUL you accepted or via a login to Altera's website ?
> The hwlib is packed with the Altera "SoC Embedded Design Suite Web
> Edition". It is available here:
> http://dl.altera.com/soceds/?edition=subscription
> You have to register to get access to the installer. The complete pack
> has a number of different licenses for the different parts of the
> development environment. But the heads of the source files clearly state
> a BSD-style license for the hwlib part.

I have confirmed with Altera the HWLIB is open source under a 3-clause 
BSD license and we can include it in our code base. Thanks must go to 
Altera for providing the code with a suitable license.


>> Please understand we cannot accept the code unless it is public or the
>> project has an accepted agreement from Altera we can include it.
> Of course I understand that. It would be difficult to use RTEMS if you
> had to search every file for incompatible licenses.
> Kind regards
> Christian Mauderer

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