Clarify applicable licensing terms in COPYING file.

Signed-off-by: Wolfgang Denk <>
Wolfgang Denk 12 years ago
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NOTE! This copyright does *not* cover the so-called "standalone"
U-Boot is Free Software. It is copyrighted by Wolfgang Denk and
many others who contributed code (see the actual source code for
details). You can redistribute U-Boot and/or modify it under the
terms of version 2 of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation. Most of it can also be distributed,
at your option, under any later version of the GNU General Public
License -- see individual files for exceptions.
NOTE! This license does *not* cover the so-called "standalone"
applications that use U-Boot services by means of the jump table
provided by U-Boot exactly for this purpose - this is merely
considered normal use of U-Boot, and does *not* fall under the