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Date:   Thu, 2 Nov 2017 10:32:17 -0700
From:   Linus Torvalds <>
To:     Masahiro Yamada <>
Cc:     Greg KH <>,
        Andrew Morton <>,
        Kate Stewart <>,
        Philippe Ombredanne <>,
        Thomas Gleixner <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] License cleanup: add SPDX license identifiers to some
 kernel files

On Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 10:25 AM, Linus Torvalds
<> wrote:
> So to me, the "just put it as the first syntactically possible line,
> and just always use the same comment format" is simply to avoid
> unnecessary arguments/conflicts about which of any number of ways you
> *could* do it.

Side note: I'm not going to enforce it, it's just a personal wish to
hopefully make my life easier.

This pull request from Greg already has different comment formats for
different files. I pulled it despite that.


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