[maemo-developers] TI frees its DSP toolchain for open source apps (?) - linuxdevices

From: Simon Pickering S.G.Pickering at bath.ac.uk
Date: Mon Nov 19 13:55:30 EET 2007
>> We do already have a Linux Ti toolchain (
>> https://www-a.ti.com/downloads/sds_support/targetcontent/LinuxDspTools/index.html) which is for the C55x only (i.e. is useful to us). I'm not sure the release of another (similar afaict) toolchain for the C54x will make any odds to us (except perhaps that Ti are embracing open source developers 
>> :).
> Well the EULA says that it should be used only with TI development board
>    (without exact definition what it is) so I am not sure that open
> source code can be compiled with it and result published for usage with
> 770 or N8x0 even if our tablets contain silicon made by TI and it is
> non-profit. Perhaps more friendly licencing terms similar to this C54x
> toolchain would be nice to have for our C55x toolchain too.

Good point.


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