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Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 22:07:40 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: [Feature Request] SHA-1 HMAC

On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 05:08:20PM -0400, Alain Toussaint wrote:
> > Busybox has a very light, simple implementation you could copy; it's under
> GPLv2, but the 
> > code is by Rob Landley and I imagine he would relicense it under BSD/MIT
> for you if you need 
> > a less restrictive license. The original code it was based on was public
> domain, so you could 
> > also just go back to that. See libbb/hash_md5_sha.c in the Busybox source
> for details.
> I don't think it's possible to relicense Busybox as BSD/MIT as it stand but
> Rob Landley is working on a replacement toolset to Busybox which is called
> toybox and is indeed under a BSD license.

I think the relevant code is all his so he could relicense it.


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