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SubjectRe: [PATCH 09/15] Introduce Cadence USBSSP DRD Driver - added debugfs files.
On Thu, Jul 05, 2018 at 09:44:27AM +0000, Pawel Laszczak wrote:
> > > Signed-off-by: Laszczak Pawel <pawell@cadence.com>
> > > ---
> >
> > Again for all of these, you need a changelog text.
> >
> > > drivers/usb/usbssp/gadget-debugfs.c | 514
> > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > > drivers/usb/usbssp/gadget-debugfs.h | 137 ++++++++
> > > 2 files changed, 651 insertions(+)
> > > create mode 100644 drivers/usb/usbssp/gadget-debugfs.c
> > > create mode 100644 drivers/usb/usbssp/gadget-debugfs.h
> > >
> > > diff --git a/drivers/usb/usbssp/gadget-debugfs.c
> > b/drivers/usb/usbssp/gadget-debugfs.c
> > > new file mode 100644
> > > index 000000000000..c0d1e96728e6
> > > --- /dev/null
> > > +++ b/drivers/usb/usbssp/gadget-debugfs.c
> > > @@ -0,0 +1,514 @@
> > > +// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> > > +/*
> > > + * USBSSP device controller driver
> > > + *
> > > + * Copyright (C) 2018 Cadence.
> > > + *
> > > + * Author: Pawel Laszczak
> > > + * Some code borrowed from the Linux XHCI driver.
> > What code was borrowed? Please acknowledge that copyright.
>
> USBSSP controller is very similar to XHCI controller and
> is mostly compliance with XHCI specification.
> In result, driver for device mode based on
> drivers/usb/host/xhci* driver.
>
> Especially xhci.c, xhci-ring.c, xhci-mem.c , xhci-debugfs.c
> and xhci-trace.h was re-used. By borrowed I means that these
> files have been taken from xhci driver and have been adopted
> in such way that it can be use for the device side.
> Probably this sentence should looks like:
> " A lot of code based on Linux XHCI driver" ?

Be specific, just like you said so here. And include the copyright
ownership of that code please, because it is relevant here.

> You know, the most of algorithm for handling transfer and
> memory management are the same as for XHCI driver.
>
> Because the USB gadget API in kernel completely different
> from Host USB API, so files had to been changed very much.
>
> What do you think by "Please acknowledge that copyright" ?
>
> "
> The standard header for xhci driver looks like:
> // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> /*
> * xHCI host controller driver PCI Bus Glue.
> *
> * Copyright (C) 2008 Intel Corp.
> *
> * Author: Sarah Sharp
> * Some code borrowed from the Linux EHCI driver.
> */
> "
> Should I add In my header:
> Copyright (C) 2018 Cadence.
> Copyright (C) 2008 Intel Corp.
>
> or something like this:
> ....
> A lot of code based on Linux XHCI driver
> Origin: Copyright (C) 2008 Intel Corp

Yes, that would be good.

thanks,

greg k-h

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