|author||Thomas De Schampheleire <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2013-11-12 08:48:01 (GMT)|
|committer||Peter Korsgaard <email@example.com>||2013-11-17 08:15:17 (GMT)|
legal info: update documentation with split target/host output
Signed-off-by: Thomas De Schampheleire <firstname.lastname@example.org> Acked-by: Samuel Martin <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 9 deletions
diff --git a/docs/manual/legal-notice.txt b/docs/manual/legal-notice.txt
index 51292f6..574c1d8 100644
@@ -39,16 +39,19 @@ There you will find:
* +buildroot.config+: this is the Buildroot configuration file that is usually
produced with +make menuconfig+, and which is necessary to reproduce the
-* The source code for all packages; this is saved in the +sources/+
- subdirectory (except for proprietary packages, whose source code is not
- patches applied to some packages by Buildroot are distributed with the
- Buildroot sources and are not duplicated in the +sources/+ subdirectory.
-* A manifest file listing the configured packages, their version, license and
- related information.
+* The source code for all packages; this is saved in the +sources/+ and
+ +host-sources/+ subdirectories for target and host packages respectively.
+ The source code for packages that set +<PKG>_REDISTRIBUTE = NO+ will not be
+ Patches applied to some packages by Buildroot are distributed with the
+ Buildroot sources and are not duplicated in the +sources/+ and +host-sources/+
+* A manifest file (one for host and one for target packages) listing the
+ configured packages, their version, license and related information.
Some of this information might not be defined in Buildroot; such items are
marked as "unknown".
-* A +licenses/+ subdirectory, which contains the license text of packages.
+* The license texts of all packages, in the +licenses/+ and +host-licenses/+
+ subdirectories for target and host packages respectively.
If the license file(s) are not defined in Buildroot, the file is not produced
and a warning in the +README+ indicates this.
@@ -72,7 +75,7 @@ License abbreviations
Here is a list of the licenses that are most widely used by packages in
-Buildroot, with the name used in the manifest file:
+Buildroot, with the name used in the manifest files: