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Date:   Thu, 30 Nov 2017 17:01:14 +0100
From:   Hans de Goede <hdegoede@...hat.com>
To:     Philippe Ombredanne <pombredanne@...b.com>
Cc:     Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Michael Thayer <michael.thayer@...cle.com>,
        "Knut St . Osmundsen" <knut.osmundsen@...cle.com>,
        Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@...inger.net>,
        Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 3/3] virt: Add vboxguest driver for Virtual Box Guest
 integration

Hi,

On 29-11-17 18:10, Philippe Ombredanne wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 4:55 PM, Hans de Goede <hdegoede@...hat.com> wrote:
>> diff --git a/drivers/virt/vboxguest/vboxguest_core.c b/drivers/virt/vboxguest/vboxguest_core.c
>> new file mode 100644
>> index 000000000000..631101578c2a
>> --- /dev/null
>> +++ b/drivers/virt/vboxguest/vboxguest_core.c
>> @@ -0,0 +1,1582 @@
>> +/*
>> + * vboxguest core guest-device handling code, VBoxGuest.cpp in upstream svn.
>> + *
>> + * Copyright (C) 2007-2016 Oracle Corporation
>> + *
>> + * 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.
>> + *
>> + * The contents of this file may alternatively be used under the terms
>> + * of the Common Development and Distribution License Version 1.0
>> + * (CDDL) only, in which case the provisions of the CDDL are applicable
>> + * instead of those of the GPL.
>> + *
>> + * You may elect to license modified versions of this file under the
>> + * terms and conditions of either the GPL or the CDDL or both.
>> + */
> 
> Hans:
> Could it make sense to replace this whole license boilerplate with the
> new SPDX license ids? e.g. use this instead:
> 
>> +// SPDX-License-Identifier: (GPL-2.0 OR CDDL-1.0)
>> +/*
>> + * vboxguest core guest-device handling code, VBoxGuest.cpp in upstream svn.
>> + *
>> + * Copyright (C) 2007-2016 Oracle Corporation
> 
> This would me much more compact and has the same effect. IMHO this
> especially makes sense for new code as we are still cleaning the rest
> of the kernel, so this would avoid extra work to clean this up later.

Yes that is a good idea, thank you.

I've made that change locally and I will post a v4 with this change
right after this mail.

Regards,

Hans

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