[Olsr-dev] Building on Android

Hans-Christoph Steiner (spam-protected)
Tue Jan 31 21:56:30 CET 2012

> Hi!
> On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 8:19 AM, Henning Rogge
> <henning.rogge at fkie.fraunhofer.de> wrote:
>> What licence do the kernel includes have ? I'm not sure if we can combine BSD
>> and GPL code into one repository.
> They are without license mentioned in the file. But probably it is
> GPL. But as it is really a small part of kernel codebase, without any
> real code but just definitions I think this can be a fair use case.
> http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#GPLFairUse

I know this is a very old thread, but I thought I'd just chime in since
I just saw directly relevant info.  Google includes special stripped
down versions of the Linux headers so they can be used under "fair use".
 Here's the statement in those headers:

 This header was automatically generated from a Linux kernel header
 of the same name, to make information necessary for userspace to
 call into the kernel available to libc.  It contains only constants,
 structures, and macros generated from the original header, and thus,
 contains no copyrightable information.


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