License file produce or not?

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at
Wed Mar 20 20:50:58 UTC 2019

On Wed, Mar 06, 2019 at 05:18:28AM +0000, Riyas A wrote:
> Dear Kernal team,
> We are using linux-firmware package for ubuntu linux.
> Is it necessary to produce license file along with our source code?

Sorry for the slow response. I'm not sure I understand what you are
asking. Are you redistributing the files from our linux-firmware package
yourself? If that's the case, I'm not qualified say whether you are
legally required to distribute the licenses too, but I will point out
that at least some of the firmware licenses explicitly state that a
copyright notice accompany it.


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