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Date:   Sat, 25 Nov 2017 16:42:59 -0800
From:   Dmitry Torokhov <>
To:     Martin Kepplinger <>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] input: pegasus_notetaker: add license information

Hi Martin,

On Sat, Nov 18, 2017 at 09:45:18AM +0100, Martin Kepplinger wrote:
> This adds an SPDX license identifier to this driver I wrote some time back.
> Signed-off-by: Martin Kepplinger <>
> ---
>  drivers/input/tablet/pegasus_notetaker.c | 1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> diff --git a/drivers/input/tablet/pegasus_notetaker.c b/drivers/input/tablet/pegasus_notetaker.c
> index 47de5a81172f..cdf75c989469 100644
> --- a/drivers/input/tablet/pegasus_notetaker.c
> +++ b/drivers/input/tablet/pegasus_notetaker.c
> @@ -1,3 +1,4 @@
> +// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0

Should this be GPL-2.0+? The MODULE_LICENSE specifies that the module is
"GPL" which in kernel land means GPLv2+. Or we should change the module
license to strict "GPLv2"?

Also, why do we use C++ -style comments for this?

Greg, do you have any plans on dropping MODULE_LICENSE() altogether and
generating the appropriate string from SPDX markings in the source?
Doing this would prevent mismatches between license notices, SPDX tags
and MODULE_LCENSE() strings, which happen very often.

>  /*
>   * Pegasus Mobile Notetaker Pen input tablet driver
>   *



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