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Subject: RE: Reusing open-source Neuros DM320 code (m:robe port)

RE: Reusing open-source Neuros DM320 code (m:robe port)

From: Daniel Brenden <dani_brenden_kulingsen_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 20:46:16 +0100

Seems like we'll need to contact the author to further investigate this. As you said there seems to be a problem with the license.Sincerly Daniel
Rockbox user for 8 months since jan

> Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 13:24:22 -0500> From: cat@vv.carleton.ca> To: rockbox-dev@rockbox.org> Subject: Reusing open-source Neuros DM320 code (m:robe port)> > Hi everyone,> > As many of you know, a big development step in the m:robe port will be> getting audio playback through the DSP. We need to use the DSP because> the DAC chip is connected exclusively to one of the DSP's peripherals> and not accessible directly from the ARM.> > Neuros previously used proprietary Linux kernel modules to accomplish> this, but "darchon", one of the Neuros hackers, has developed an> open-source alternative> (http://darchon.net/arm-dsp_bridge/arm-dsp_bridge.html). I don't know> if it works, but it looks fairly well-planned and documented. We> wouldn't be able to reuse the Linux side of the DSP "bridge" (as they> call it) but the DSP-side code should be usable unchanged. Maintaining> the same interface would also allow interoperability and accelerate> codec development that can be shared by both communities.> > The only problem is the license. Please take a look at the attached> "COPYING" file from> https://svn.neurostechnology.com/hackers/darchon/arm-dsp_bridge/bridgelib/COPYING.> Can Rockbox use this code?> > -Cat
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Received on 2007-11-05


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