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Re: [patch ping2] Simulator Supports for MIPS32 DSP ASE
On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 12:21:05PM +0100, Nigel Stephens wrote:
> Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> >The only comment I have is that a number of files say:
> ># Copyright (C) 2005 MIPS Technologies, Inc.
> ># All rights reserved.
> >I presume you intended to assign this to the FSF. If so, please fix
> >that notice.
> Hi Daniel
> We intend to handle the new files in the same way as many other gdb &
> simulator contributions, i.e. MIPS retains the copyright, but releases
> the code under GPL. For example see sim/arm/armemu.c or
> gdb/rdi-share/ardi.c. Is there a problem with that?
I'm not entirely current on these issues.
Apparently this is historically acceptable for the simulator. Yuck.
Andrew did some heroic work to improve the situation:
but I don't remember seeing any major changes since then.
In any case, you're adding new files to a directory in which everything
is copyright FSF. That doesn't seem like a good choice. The only new
files are tests, right?