[Ovmsdev] esp-idf is not open source
mark at webb-johnson.net
Sat May 12 22:06:44 HKT 2018
I think Espressif bought them in from another company. Binary blobs only.
> On 12 May 2018, at 4:15 PM, Michael Balzer <dexter at expeedo.de> wrote:
> Please note: esp-idf is not completely open source. Central components are only included in binary form.
> I wanted to look into the wifi source to add an RSSI getter for STA mode. Turns out, there is no source for the wifi stack.
> So all radio network interface (modem, wifi & bluetooth) baseband implementations are closed source and may contain evil or bad things.
> I was hoping we could now at least offer one auditable networking option.
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