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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH v2 08/14] watchdog/hardlockup: Decouple the hardlockup detector from perf
On Tue, Mar 26, 2019 at 10:18:32PM +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Feb 2019, Ricardo Neri wrote:
> > +// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> > +/*
> > + * Detect hard lockups on a system
> > + *
> > + * Copyright (C) Intel Corporation 2019
> > + *
> > + * Note: All of this code comes from the original perf-specific hardlockup
> > + * detector.
>
> And because you copied it from there without modification this becomes
> automatically Copyrighted by Intel?

Yes, it does not look correct.

>
> May I recommend that you talk to your legal departement about this.
>
> Aside of that there is really no value in creating yet another file. The
> code in question can simply wrapped into a large #ifdef PERF in the old
> file.

Sure, I'll implement the change in this manner.

Thanks and BR,
Ricardo

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