Cogent 637 board

Joel Sherrill <> joel.sherrill at
Thu Nov 17 21:26:12 UTC 2005

Jay Monkman wrote:
>>I can't find an appropriately licensed SPARC optimized memcpy
>>implementation to compare.  NetBSD doesn't even have one and the
>>ARM version they have has an unacceptable advertising clause.
>>We want the optimized code merged into newlib so it has to have
>>the correct licensing terms.
> I remember submitting an ARM version of memcpy several years ago. I could have
> sworn it made it into newlib.
> Do you know what was wrong with the license? I see the BSD with advertising
> clause in other source files.

You want to ask on the newlib list about it to be sure.  I recall the 
file is copyright by the NetBSD foundation not the Univ of Cal.  The UC
made an official statement that their advertising clause could be
removed and ignored.  NetBSD wants theirs to stay.


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