Bug 453335 - Review Request: systemc - Design and verification language for Hardware
Review Request: systemc - Design and verification language for Hardware
Status: CLOSED CANTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review (Show other bugs)
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Blocks: FE-Legal
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Reported: 2008-06-29 16:53 EDT by Chitlesh GOORAH
Modified: 2017-03-20 07:56 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-07-26 05:00:53 EDT
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Description Chitlesh GOORAH 2008-06-29 16:53:36 EDT
Spec URL: http://chitlesh.fedorapeople.org/systemC/systemc.spec
SRPM URL: http://chitlesh.fedorapeople.org/systemC/systemc-2.2.0-1.fc9.src.rpm
Description:
SystemC™ is a language built in standard C++ by extending the language
with the use of class libraries. SystemC addresses the need for a system
design and verification language that spans hardware and software.

SystemC is listed among Fedora Electronic Lab (FEL) packages.
Comment 1 Jason Tibbitts 2008-06-30 13:54:58 EDT
I noted that you posted to fedora-devel-list regarding the questionable license.
 I'm not quite sure why this was submitted for review when the license was known
to be problematic, but I'll have this ticket block FE-Legal now.
Comment 2 Tom "spot" Callaway 2008-07-10 16:48:01 EDT
For the record, this license (as-is) is non-free. I emailed Chitlesh a list of
proposed changes to take to upstream that would make the license free.
Comment 3 Chitlesh GOORAH 2008-07-26 05:00:53 EDT
thanks tom.

I'll closing this bug as CANTFIX.
Comment 4 Peter Lemenkov 2017-03-20 07:56:40 EDT
Hello All!

Here are some news related to SystemC:

http://www.accellera.org/downloads/standards/systemc

In 2016 Accellera re-licensed all SystemC supplemental material under the Apache 2.0 License. Access to some previous releases of SystemC material may still require acceptance of the terms of the SystemC Open Source License while the process of updating license statements is underway. Please contact the Accellera office if you have any questions.

http://www.accellera.org/news/press-releases/227-accellera-announces-relicensing-of-systemc-reference-implementation-under-the-apache-2-0-license

So if anyone is brave enough, then it's possible to continue, since this package is no longer blocked by legal issues.

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