[riot-devel] SiLabs Gecko

Emmanuel Baccelli Emmanuel.Baccelli at inria.fr
Thu Dec 8 14:14:24 CET 2016


Hi Akshay
It seems that SiLabs uses the terms of a zlib license [1] for its code (see
[2]).
If this is correct indeed, zlib is recognized by FSF and compatible with
LGPL, so no issues there, I guess.
Cheers
Emmanuel


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zlib_License
[2]
https://siliconlabs.github.io/Gecko_SDK_Doc/ezr32lg/html/ezradio__comm_8c.html


On Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 10:56 AM, Hauke Petersen <hauke.petersen at fu-berlin.de
> wrote:

> Hi again,
>
> On 08.12.2016 10:49, Akshay Mishra wrote:
>
> I have located the track. Now the license question --
>
> Is it ok to use bits of code from the Silicon Labs driver here (
> https://siliconlabs.github.io/Gecko_SDK_Doc/ezr32lg/html/ez
> radio__comm_8c_source.html) as per RIOT-OS licensing norms ?
>
> In general yes, but it depends which license SiLabs has put on the code,
> so as long as it is compatible to LGPL you could use it. But if that is the
> most elegant solution is something of personal taste... :-)
>
> Cheers,
> Hauke
>
>
>
>
> On 8 December 2016 at 14:58, Akshay Mishra <akshay at dspworks.in> wrote:
>
>> Thanks Martine,
>> It is possible that there is no RF support (I thought so but was not
>> sure.). I can look at porting it if there can be pointers.
>>
>> The example used was gnrc_networking on the latest git clone.
>>
>> One confession, :-|, is that the EZR32WG is supported and I worked on the
>> basic examples only modifying the WG to LG which changes it from Cortex-M4
>> to Cortex-M3.
>>
>> *Akshay Mishra*
>>
>> On 8 December 2016 at 14:31, Martine Lenders < <mail at martine-lenders.eu>
>> mail at martine-lenders.eu> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Akshay,
>>> I fear you have to be a bit more specific than that. What application
>>> are you using e.g., which network stack? Also, I might be mistaking
>>> but it seems like there is no RF support for the EZR32LG in master
>>> yet. Maybe that is the problem?
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Martine
>>>
>>> 2016-12-08 8:34 GMT+01:00 Akshay Mishra <akshay at dspworks.in>:
>>> > Hello,
>>> >         I tried it on the SLWSTK6220a with the EZR32LG. While I was
>>> able to
>>> > get riot-os working on it, the ipv6 address does not get assigned.
>>> >
>>> > How does the interface get enabled ? I did not enable any tap on the
>>> host.
>>> >
>>> > Thanks,
>>> > Akshay
>>> >
>>> >
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