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Date:   Sat, 23 Feb 2019 13:58:59 +0100
From:   Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     Jules Irenge <jbi.octave@...il.com>
Cc:     jreuter@...na.de, linux-hams@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, davem@...emloft.net,
        ralf@...ux-mips.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        outreachy-kernel@...glegroups.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: ax25: Add SPDX License to fix missing License
 warning

On Sat, Feb 23, 2019 at 11:11:00AM +0000, Jules Irenge wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Jules Irenge <jbi.octave@...il.com>

I know I never take patches without any changelog text :(


> ---
>  net/ax25/af_ax25.c | 1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> 
> diff --git a/net/ax25/af_ax25.c b/net/ax25/af_ax25.c
> index 5d01edf8d819..5048790a75f6 100644
> --- a/net/ax25/af_ax25.c
> +++ b/net/ax25/af_ax25.c
> @@ -1,3 +1,4 @@
> +// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0

That is the incorrect license of this file!

NEVER add or modify a SPDX line if you do not really really really know
what you are doing.  Putting the wrong license tag on a file is worse
than not having any tag at all.

BE VERY CAREFUL ABOUT THESE THINGS, they matter.  If you get them wrong,
lawyers get very grumpy :)

thanks,

greg k-h

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