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Date:   Thu, 7 Dec 2017 14:19:46 +0000
From:   Ben Whitten <ben.whitten@...il.com>
To:     Philippe Ombredanne <pombredanne@...b.com>
Cc:     rpurdie@...ys.net, Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>,
        Jacek Anaszewski <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

Philippe,

On 7 December 2017 at 13:01, Philippe Ombredanne <pombredanne@...b.com> wrote:
> 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?

Much cleaner. Thank you for the suggestion, I was unaware of this.

Kind regards,
Ben Whitten

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