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SubjectRe: [PATCH 04/15] ARM: dts: ls1021a: change to use SPDX identifiers
On Fri, Feb 05, 2021 at 05:47:23PM -0600, Li Yang wrote:
> Replace the license text with SPDX identifiers. In the mean while
> updated copyright years for previous changes.
>
> Signed-off-by: Li Yang <leoyang.li@nxp.com>
> ---
> arch/arm/boot/dts/ls1021a-qds.dts | 46 ++-----------------------------
> arch/arm/boot/dts/ls1021a-twr.dts | 46 ++-----------------------------
> arch/arm/boot/dts/ls1021a.dtsi | 45 ++----------------------------
> 3 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 131 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/arm/boot/dts/ls1021a-qds.dts b/arch/arm/boot/dts/ls1021a-qds.dts
> index 74a67604876c..71bab93bc4cc 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/boot/dts/ls1021a-qds.dts
> +++ b/arch/arm/boot/dts/ls1021a-qds.dts
> @@ -1,49 +1,7 @@
> +// SPDX-License-Identifier: (GPL-2.0+ OR MIT)
> /*
> * Copyright 2013-2014 Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
> - * Copyright 2018 NXP

Please split the copyright update. Adding a SPDX is not big enough to
justify adding new copyrights. On the other hand, if NXP contributed
over time and you want to reflect it in the copyrights, it's a different
path.

> - *
> - * This file is dual-licensed: you can use it either under the terms
> - * of the GPL or the X11 license, at your option. Note that this dual
> - * licensing only applies to this file, and not this project as a
> - * whole.
> - *
> - * a) This file is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
> - * modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
> - * published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of
> - * the License, or (at your option) any later version.
> - *
> - * This file is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
> - * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> - * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
> - * GNU General Public License for more details.
> - *
> - * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public
> - * License along with this file; if not, write to the Free
> - * Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston,
> - * MA 02110-1301 USA
> - *
> - * Or, alternatively,
> - *
> - * b) Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person
> - * obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation
> - * files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without
> - * restriction, including without limitation the rights to use,
> - * copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or
> - * sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the
> - * Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following
> - * conditions:
> - *
> - * The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be
> - * included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
> - *
> - * THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
> - * EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES
> - * OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND
> - * NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT
> - * HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY,
> - * WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING
> - * FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR
> - * OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
> + * Copyright 2018-2021 NXP
> */
>
> /dts-v1/;
> diff --git a/arch/arm/boot/dts/ls1021a-twr.dts b/arch/arm/boot/dts/ls1021a-twr.dts
> index 5edf001f6138..01bf316bcc99 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/boot/dts/ls1021a-twr.dts
> +++ b/arch/arm/boot/dts/ls1021a-twr.dts
> @@ -1,49 +1,7 @@
> +// SPDX-License-Identifier: (GPL-2.0+ OR MIT)
> /*
> * Copyright 2013-2014 Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
> - * Copyright 2018 NXP
> - *
> - * This file is dual-licensed: you can use it either under the terms
> - * of the GPL or the X11 license, at your option. Note that this dual
> - * licensing only applies to this file, and not this project as a
> - * whole.
> - *
> - * a) This file is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
> - * modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
> - * published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of
> - * the License, or (at your option) any later version.
> - *
> - * This file is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
> - * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> - * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
> - * GNU General Public License for more details.
> - *
> - * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public
> - * License along with this file; if not, write to the Free
> - * Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston,
> - * MA 02110-1301 USA
> - *
> - * Or, alternatively,
> - *
> - * b) Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person
> - * obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation
> - * files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without
> - * restriction, including without limitation the rights to use,
> - * copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or
> - * sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the
> - * Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following
> - * conditions:
> - *
> - * The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be
> - * included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
> - *
> - * THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
> - * EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES
> - * OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND
> - * NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT
> - * HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY,
> - * WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING
> - * FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR
> - * OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
> + * Copyright 2018-2020 NXP
> */
>
> /dts-v1/;
> diff --git a/arch/arm/boot/dts/ls1021a.dtsi b/arch/arm/boot/dts/ls1021a.dtsi
> index 007dd2bd0595..4bf6320c85d9 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/boot/dts/ls1021a.dtsi
> +++ b/arch/arm/boot/dts/ls1021a.dtsi
> @@ -1,48 +1,7 @@
> +// SPDX-License-Identifier: (GPL-2.0+ OR MIT)
> /*
> * Copyright 2013-2014 Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
> - *
> - * This file is dual-licensed: you can use it either under the terms
> - * of the GPL or the X11 license, at your option. Note that this dual
> - * licensing only applies to this file, and not this project as a
> - * whole.
> - *
> - * a) This file is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
> - * modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
> - * published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of
> - * the License, or (at your option) any later version.
> - *
> - * This file is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
> - * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> - * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
> - * GNU General Public License for more details.
> - *
> - * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public
> - * License along with this file; if not, write to the Free
> - * Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston,
> - * MA 02110-1301 USA
> - *
> - * Or, alternatively,
> - *
> - * b) Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person
> - * obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation
> - * files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without
> - * restriction, including without limitation the rights to use,
> - * copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or
> - * sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the
> - * Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following
> - * conditions:
> - *
> - * The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be
> - * included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
> - *
> - * THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
> - * EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES
> - * OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND
> - * NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT
> - * HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY,
> - * WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING
> - * FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR
> - * OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
> + * Copyright 2015-2021 NXP

Srsly, you even add here entirely new copyrights hidden under a SPDX
change.

No, it's not the way to do it.

Best regards,
Krzysztof

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