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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm: replace FSF address with web source in license notices
On Tue 2017-11-14 10:44:38, Martin Kepplinger wrote:
> A few years ago the FSF moved and "59 Temple Place" is wrong. Having this
> still in our source files feels old and unmaintained.
>
> Let's take the license statement serious and not confuse users.
>
> As https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-howto.html suggests, we replace the
> postal address with "<http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>" in the mm directory.
>
> Signed-off-by: Martin Kepplinger <martink@posteo.de>
> ---
> mm/kmemleak-test.c | 3 +--
> mm/kmemleak.c | 3 +--
> 2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/mm/kmemleak-test.c b/mm/kmemleak-test.c
> index dd3c23a801b1..9a13ad2c0cca 100644
> --- a/mm/kmemleak-test.c
> +++ b/mm/kmemleak-test.c
> @@ -14,8 +14,7 @@
> * GNU General Public License for more details.
> *
> * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
> - * along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
> - * Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA
> + * along with this program. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
> */
>

With all the SPDX work, I don't think this is useful. Talk to Greg?

We do ship copy of GPL, so perhaps the paragraph can be just deleted?

If not, maybe it should be http_s_?
Pavel
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