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Date:   Thu, 09 Nov 2017 05:55:00 -0800
From:   Joe Perches <>
To:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Cc:     Rob Herring <>,,
        Andy Whitcroft <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add SPDX license tag check

On Thu, 2017-11-09 at 10:12 +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 08, 2017 at 06:10:19PM -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> > On Wed, 2017-11-08 at 19:10 -0600, Rob Herring wrote:
> > > Add a check warning if SPDX-License-Identifier tags are not used in
> > > newly added files.
> > 
> > If this is to be done, and I think it's not a great idea,
> > there are better ways of doing this that emit this warning
> > on a per-file basis instead of a per-patch.
> Any hints as to how to do that?  :)

Sure, but only after it's decided if adding spdx license tag
to all compilable source files is appropriate.

And if that's true, then that requirement also has to be
added in the Documentation directory somewhere.

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