[En-Nut-Discussion] Removed LICENSE_LUMINARY_ANTI_VIRAL requirement for cortex3

Uwe Bonnes bon at elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de
Thu Aug 30 12:07:09 CEST 2012

>>>>> "Harald" == Harald Kipp <harald.kipp at egnite.de> writes:

    >>  Unique names help in the debugger, with backtraces etc. But as there
    >> is no other interrupt.c in our source yet, the name is good.

    Harald> I'm not often using a debugger, but is that really true? 
I am not really sure

    Harald> Just
    Harald> wondering because the debug info includes path information.

    >> What about following way: Check in the recent
    >> stellarislib/interrupt.c Extract the needed changes from
    >> cortex_interrupt.c Replace references to cortex_interrupt.c with
    >> interrupt.c Remove the license requirements.
    >> However as I don't have the original luminary/interrupt.c, we are not
    >> sure if the extracted changes are our changes or code from the
    >> original file :-(

    Harald> Indeed, that's a real problem. Except Ole's re-integration,
    Harald> subversion hadn't been properly used to maintain the
    Harald> repository's history. 

The history in devnut_m3n starts with

Date:   Wed Aug 4 16:43:22 2010 +0000
    Merging Nikolays code ...
    Harald> But even then it is a difficult
    Harald> problem. Not really sure about parts that had been contributed
    Harald> to a file under a wrong license. May be we should ask someone,
    Harald> who is more familiar with this lawyer stuff.

    Harald> Have you ever checked, how much needs to be changed? May be it
    Harald> is not that much and could be done in a few hours. Several
    Harald> people can help to test it, as soon as it compiles.

It's no big work. There are  about 20 changesets in devnut_m3n and 7 in
trunk. I don't think reproducing these steps in SVN for the new file makes
much sense. But I will try do it in logical steps.

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