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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 01/10] Add auxiliary bus support
On Thu, Nov 5, 2020 at 11:30 AM Leon Romanovsky <leonro@nvidia.com> wrote:
>
> On Thu, Nov 05, 2020 at 09:12:51AM -0800, Dan Williams wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 5, 2020 at 1:47 AM Leon Romanovsky <leonro@nvidia.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Thu, Nov 05, 2020 at 01:19:09AM -0800, Dan Williams wrote:
> > > > Some doc fixups, and minor code feedback. Otherwise looks good to me.
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 5:35 PM Dave Ertman <david.m.ertman@intel.com> wrote:
> > > > >
> > >
> > > <...>
> > >
> > > > >
> > > > > +config AUXILIARY_BUS
> > > > > + bool
> > > >
> > > > tristate? Unless you need non-exported symbols, might as well let this
> > > > be a module.
> > >
> > > I asked it to be "bool", because bus as a module is an invitation for
> > > a disaster. For example if I compile-in mlx5 which is based on this bus,
> > > and won't add auxiliary_bus as a module to initramfs, the system won't boot.
> >
> > Something is broken if module dependencies don't arrange for
> > auxiliary_bus.ko to be added to the initramfs automatically, but yes,
> > it is another degree of freedom for something to go wrong if you build
> > the initramfs by hand.
>
> And this is something that I would like to avoid for now.

Fair enough.

>
> >
> > >
> > > <...>
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Per above SPDX is v2 only, so...
> > >
> > > Isn't it default for the Linux kernel?
> >
> > SPDX eliminated the need to guess a default, and MODULE_LICENSE("GPL")
> > implies the "or later" language. The only default assumption is that
> > the license is GPL v2 compatible, those possibilities are myriad, but
> > v2-only is the first preference.
>
> I mean that plain GPL == GPL v2 in the kernel.

You are right, I was wrong.

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