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Date:   Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:30:12 -0800
From:   Shannon Nelson <shannon.lee.nelson@...il.com>
To:     Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
Cc:     LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Shannon Nelson <shannon.nelson@...cle.com>,
        Zhu Yanjun <yanjun.zhu@...cle.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Kate Stewart <kstewart@...uxfoundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: sun: cassini: Cleanup license conflict

On Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 2:51 AM Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de> wrote:
>
> The recent addition of SPDX license identifiers to the files in
> drivers/net/ethernet/sun created a licensing conflict.
>
> The cassini driver files contain a proper license notice:
>
>   * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
>   * modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
>   * published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the
>   * License, or (at your option) any later version.
>
> but the SPDX change added:
>
>    SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
>
> So the file got tagged GPL v2 only while in fact it is licensed under GPL
> v2 or later.
>
> It's nice that people care about the SPDX tags, but they need to be more
> careful about it. Not everything under (the) sun belongs to ...
>
> Fix up the SPDX identifier and remove the boiler plate text as it is
> redundant.
>
> Fixes: c861ef83d771 ("sun: Add SPDX license tags to Sun network drivers")
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
> Cc: Shannon Nelson <shannon.nelson@...cle.com>
> Cc: Zhu Yanjun <yanjun.zhu@...cle.com>
> Cc: David S. Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
> Cc: netdev@...r.kernel.org
> Cc: stable@...r.kernel.org

Thanks, Thomas.

Acked-by: Shannon Nelson <shannon.lee.nelson@...il.com>

> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/sun/cassini.c |   15 +--------------
>  drivers/net/ethernet/sun/cassini.h |   15 +--------------
>  2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 28 deletions(-)
>
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/sun/cassini.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/sun/cassini.c
> @@ -1,22 +1,9 @@
> -// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> +// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0+
>  /* cassini.c: Sun Microsystems Cassini(+) ethernet driver.
>   *
>   * Copyright (C) 2004 Sun Microsystems Inc.
>   * Copyright (C) 2003 Adrian Sun (asun@...ksunrising.com)
>   *
> - * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
> - * modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
> - * published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the
> - * License, or (at your option) any later version.
> - *
> - * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
> - * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> - * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
> - * GNU General Public License for more details.
> - *
> - * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
> - * along with this program; if not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
> - *
>   * This driver uses the sungem driver (c) David Miller
>   * (davem@...hat.com) as its basis.
>   *
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/sun/cassini.h
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/sun/cassini.h
> @@ -1,23 +1,10 @@
> -/* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 */
> +/* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0+ */
>  /* $Id: cassini.h,v 1.16 2004/08/17 21:15:16 zaumen Exp $
>   * cassini.h: Definitions for Sun Microsystems Cassini(+) ethernet driver.
>   *
>   * Copyright (C) 2004 Sun Microsystems Inc.
>   * Copyright (c) 2003 Adrian Sun (asun@...ksunrising.com)
>   *
> - * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
> - * modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
> - * published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the
> - * License, or (at your option) any later version.
> - *
> - * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
> - * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> - * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
> - * GNU General Public License for more details.
> - *
> - * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
> - * along with this program; if not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
> - *
>   * vendor id: 0x108E (Sun Microsystems, Inc.)
>   * device id: 0xabba (Cassini)
>   * revision ids: 0x01 = Cassini



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