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Re: Broadcom XLP support
> On Aug 3, 2016, at 6:01 PM, Maciej W. Rozycki <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Otherwise, there are missing entries in various files in binutils -- missing
>> from what the XLR has in it. Since these are closely related, I should be
>> able to figure out what to put where for the XLP in those missing locations.
>> Doing that, nearly from scratch (using Khem Raj's patch), should grant me the
>> copyright for the code, though IANAL...
> That might be questionable, I advise enquiring with FSF. It might be
> easier if XLP instruction set documentation was available, but it's NDA'd
> I believe. Granted, with that in hand and using XLR as a template it
> would be hard to come up with code substantially different from any
> previously proposed.
Then again, Broadcom (or its predecessors) distributed their modified GPL-licensed tool chains, never to my knowledge claiming that the GPL didn't apply to those modified versions.