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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] misc: add real function open/read/write/ioctl/close for moxa_serial_io driver
    On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 07:47:23PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
    > On Mon, 2011-04-25 at 10:35 +0800, Jimmy Chen (陳永達) wrote:
    > > Add real function and GPL license.
    > > Signed-off-by: Jimmy Chen <>
    > A few things.
    > o Your patches are reversed.
    > o Please run your patches through checkpatch.
    > o I think it better to avoid duplicating all of the GPL
    > and just reference it as you have via MODULE_LICENSE.
    > o You could probably use MODULE_LICENSE("GPL V2")
    > if you want to limit it to V2 only.

    And finally, why does this need to be a kernel driver at all? Can't you
    do all of this from userspace without any kernel changes needed?


    greg k-h
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