Re: Embedded Linux :: How different is it?
From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Wed Sep 01 2004 - 05:26:43 EST
On Wed, 2004-09-01 at 12:03, prasad@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> How different is a embedded linux kernel from the normal mainstream
> one. e.g. I have seen linux run on a mobile phone. When i buy it, am
> i not entitled to get the source-code???
yes you absolutely are entitled to the full source code including
"all the source code for all modules it contains, plus any
associated interface definition files, plus the scripts used to
control compilation and installation"
In fact the vendor of the phone is required to either ship the source
with the phone (rare) or include a written offer to give you the source.
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