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Missing licensing information and/or sourcecode

Question asked by dreeevil on Sep 3, 2014
Latest reply on Jan 3, 2015 by bridgman



trying to package the AMD HSA Runtime.


First impression: Where's the sourcecode? The repositories on GitHub only contain random binaries.

(e.g. HSAFoundation/HSA-Drivers-Linux-AMD · GitHub and HSAFoundation/HSA-Runtime-AMD · GitHub )

I'd strongly prefer some sourcecode that can be properly audited and packaged ... but ok, this is an early Alpha, I'll be patient


Big problem:


The HSA-Drivers-Linux repository has either incomplete licensing information for the "" file, or is possibly a GPL violation.


The only licensing info is the "LICENSE" file which only has the GPL2 needed for the kernel.


The HSA-Runtime-AMD repository claims BSD 2-clause. Intuitively I'd assume that this should also apply to, but I'd strongly prefer an explicit license statement so that any doubt and misinterpretation is removed.

And sourcecode! Please