Broadcom switches vchiq to dual license

December 17, 2012 — 2 Comments

vchiq, kernel driver for interfacing ARM with VideoCore is now dual-licensed (BSD/GPL).

References:
https://github.com/raspberrypi/firmware/issues/40

https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/commit/d21d26ebd773ab87888351220739b43a9733233a

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2 responses to Broadcom switches vchiq to dual license

  1. Is it good news?

    • Yes. Instead of creating separate port for vchiq driver it can be included in FreeBSD tree. Also it means there is first fully BSD-licensed OpenGL ES stack for FreeBSD.

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