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Date:   Fri, 8 Dec 2017 13:16:25 -0800
From:   Linus Torvalds <>
To:     Dave Airlie <>,
        Alex Deucher <>
Cc:     LKML <>,
        dri-devel <>
Subject: Re: [git pull] drm fixes for v4.15-rc3

On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 5:20 PM, Dave Airlie <> wrote:
> This pull is a bit larger than I'd like but a large bunch of it is
> license fixes, AMD wanted to fix the licenses for a bunch of files
> that were missing them,

Oh Christ, couldn't they have just added the one-liner SPDX tags
rather than doing that crazy "new 22 line boiler plate garbage to
fifteen random Makefiles"?

I pulled it, but let's try to reign in the crazy "lets add filler
lines" behavior, ok?

Alex, can you talk to the AMD lawyers and ask them about just putting
the SPDX line instead?


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