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SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 24/40] x86/compressed/acpi: move EFI system table lookup to helper
Hi, I am this Chao Fan, and <fanc.fnst@cn.fujitsu.com> won't be used again.
Please add me with fanchao.njupt@gmail.com
Many thanks.

Thanks,
Chao Fan

Michael Roth <michael.roth@amd.com> 于2021年12月14日周二 11:46写道:
>
> On Fri, Dec 10, 2021 at 10:54:35AM -0800, Dave Hansen wrote:
> > On 12/10/21 7:43 AM, Brijesh Singh wrote:
> > > +/*
> > > + * Helpers for early access to EFI configuration table
> > > + *
> > > + * Copyright (C) 2021 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
> > > + *
> > > + * Author: Michael Roth <michael.roth@amd.com>
> > > + */
> >
> > It doesn't seem quite right to slap this copyright on a file that's full
> > of content that came from other files. It would be one thing if
> > arch/x86/boot/compressed/acpi.c had this banner in it already. Also, a
>
> Yah, acpi.c didn't have any copyright banner so I used my 'default'
> template for new files here to cover any additions, but that does give
> a misleading impression.
>
> I'm not sure how this is normally addressed, but I'm planning on just
> continuing the acpi.c tradition of *not* adding copyright notices for new
> code, and simply document that the contents of the file are mostly movement
> from acpi.c
>
> > arch/x86/boot/compressed/acpi.c had this banner in it already. Also, a
> > bunch of the lines in this file seem to come from:
> >
> > commit 33f0df8d843deb9ec24116dcd79a40ca0ea8e8a9
> > Author: Chao Fan <fanc.fnst@cn.fujitsu.com>
> > Date: Wed Jan 23 19:08:46 2019 +0800
>
> AFAICT the full author list for the changes in question are, in
> alphabetical order:
>
> Chao Fan <fanc.fnst@cn.fujitsu.com>
> Junichi Nomura <j-nomura@ce.jp.nec.com>
> Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
>
> Chao, Junichi, Borislav,
>
> If you would like to be listed as an author in efi.c (which is mainly just a
> movement of EFI config table parsing code from acpi.c into re-usable helper
> functions in efi.c), please let me know and I'll add you.
>
> Otherwise, I'll plan on adopting the acpi.c precedent for this as well, which
> is to not list individual authors, since it doesn't seem right to add Author
> fields retroactively without their permission.

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