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SubjectRe: [PATCH 04/12] x86/platform/uv: Update UV MMRs for UV5
On Tue, Sep 08, 2020 at 08:35:37AM -0700, Mike Travis wrote:
>
>
> On 9/8/2020 8:23 AM, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 07, 2020 at 01:54:34PM -0500, Mike Travis wrote:
> > > --- linux.orig/drivers/misc/sgi-gru/grufile.c
> > > +++ linux/drivers/misc/sgi-gru/grufile.c
> > > @@ -7,7 +7,8 @@
> > > * This file supports the user system call for file open, close, mmap, etc.
> > > * This also incudes the driver initialization code.
> > > *
> > > - * Copyright (c) 2008-2014 Silicon Graphics, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
> > > + * Copyright (c) 2018-2020 Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
> > > + * Copyright (c) 2008-2017 Silicon Graphics, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
> >
> > Please drop all copyright changes from this series, as these do not look
> > correct at all, sorry.
> >
> > You can send an add-on patch for all of that if it's really necessary,
> > and you get legal approval for it :)
>
> I can move them all to a single patch. The HPE one is straight from their
> guidance on Copyrights. The older SGI one is also from SGI's guidance
> though I'm not sure if I can find it anymore. I also wasn't sure if it
> should be retained since the HPE one didn't take effect until SGI was
> legally part of HPE (circa 2018). 2017/18 was also the last time we did
> this big a change (for the UV4A).

If you haven't touched a file in a year, you don't get to claim
copyright on that year. If you wish to disagree on this, great, I'll
gladly take a patch that modifies the lines that has a signed-off-by
from one of your lawyers for it :)

thanks,

greg k-h

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