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key
gpl-2.0-broadcom-linking
is_deprecated
True
short_name
GPL 2.0 with Broadcom Linking Exception
name
GPL 2.0 with Broadcom Linking Exception
category
Copyleft Limited
owner
Broadcom
notes
replaced by broadcom-linking-exception-2.0
is_exception
True
license_text
Unless you and Broadcom execute a separate written software license
agreement governing use of this software, this software is licensed to
you under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 (the
"GPL"), available at http://www.broadcom.com/licenses/GPLv2.php, with
the following added to such license:

As a special exception, the copyright holders of this software give you
permission to link this software with independent modules, and to copy
and distribute the resulting executable under terms of your choice,
provided that you also meet, for each linked independent module, the
terms and conditions of the license of that module.

An independent module is a module which is not derived from this
software. The special exception does not apply to any modifications of
the software.

Not withstanding the above, under no circumstances may you combine this
software in any way with any other Broadcom software provided under a
license other than the GPL, without Broadcom's express prior written
consent.