kdrive neomagic driver is GPL licensed?

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Mon Apr 30 11:11:47 PDT 2007

On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 11:29:34AM -0400, Daniel Drake wrote:
> While looking through the xserver licensing conditions, I found two
> GPL-licensed files:
> hw/kdrive/neomagic/backend.c
> hw/kdrive/neomagic/backend.h
> Is this known? Is it valid to have GPL sources inside the X server
> distribution?

No, we weren't aware of this, but I don't believe it can actually be
asserted as GPL.  Most of it was indeed copied from the ATI driver,
which is under MIT/X11.

Brent, are you okay to relicense to boilerplate MIT/X11?

Daniel, thanks for going through this.

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