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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/2] COPYING: create a new file with points to the Kernel license files
On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 06:51:05AM -0300, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> With the addition of SPDX patchset, the contents of COPYING file
> is now duplicated at two other files under LICENSE:
> LICENSES/preferred/GPL-2.0
> LICENSES/exceptions/Linux-syscall-note
>
> It is easy to check that the contents of the licence written on
> those files are identical with COPYING using:
>
> $ diff -upr COPYING LICENSES/preferred/GPL-2.0
> $ diff -upr COPYING LICENSES/exceptions/Linux-syscall-note|less
>
> Also, a new file was added, with describes how SPDX should work at
> the Kernel source files:
> Documentation/process/license-rules.rst
>
> Instead fo having it copying the contents of two files, and not
> even mentioning the third one, replace it by a file whose content
> points to the other tree files, preserving the Kernel's license.
>
> Adjust license-rules.rst accordingly.
>
> Please notice that this file preserves the Kernel license as
> is, without any changes.
>
> Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@s-opensource.com>
> ---
>
> Version 2:
> - Did some text changes at license-rules.rst, based on Matthew
> Wilcox review.

Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

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