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Date:   Thu, 7 Dec 2017 14:01:39 +0100
From:   Philippe Ombredanne <pombredanne@...b.com>
To:     Ben Whitten <ben.whitten@...il.com>
Cc:     rpurdie@...ys.net, Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>,
        jacek.anaszewski@...il.com, linux-leds@...r.kernel.org,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] leds: trigger: Introduce a NETDEV trigger

Ben,

On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 12:46 PM, Ben Whitten <ben.whitten@...il.com> wrote:
> From: Ben Whitten <ben.whitten@...il.com>
>
> This commit introduces a NETDEV trigger for named device
> activity. Available triggers are link, rx, and tx.
>
> Signed-off-by: Ben Whitten <ben.whitten@...il.com>
[]
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/drivers/leds/trigger/ledtrig-netdev.c
> @@ -0,0 +1,503 @@
> +/*
> + * LED Kernel Netdev Trigger
> + *
> + * Toggles the LED to reflect the link and traffic state of a named net device
> + *
> + * Copyright 2017 Ben Whitten <ben.whitten@...il.com>
> + *
> + * Copyright 2007 Oliver Jowett <oliver@...ncloud.com>
> + *
> + * Derived from ledtrig-timer.c which is:
> + *  Copyright 2005-2006 Openedhand Ltd.
> + *  Author: Richard Purdie <rpurdie@...nedhand.com>
> + *
> + * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
> + * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as
> + * published by the Free Software Foundation.
> + *
> + */

Have you considered using the new SPDX id instead ? See Thomas doc
patches and Greg and Linus comments on the topic
Here this would likely come out this way (yes, using a C++ comment at the top):

> +// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> +/*
> + * LED Kernel Netdev Trigger
> + *
> + * Toggles the LED to reflect the link and traffic state of a named net device
> + *
> + * Copyright 2017 Ben Whitten <ben.whitten@...il.com>
> + *
> + * Copyright 2007 Oliver Jowett <oliver@...ncloud.com>
> + *
> + * Derived from ledtrig-timer.c which is:
> + *  Copyright 2005-2006 Openedhand Ltd.
> + *  Author: Richard Purdie <rpurdie@...nedhand.com>
> + *
> + */


This is cleaner and simpler, don't you think?

-- 
Cordially
Philippe Ombredanne

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