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SubjectRE: [PATCH RFC 3/5] Add KSZ8795 switch driver
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> > > > @@ -0,0 +1,2066 @@
> > > > +/*
> > > > + * Microchip KSZ8795 switch driver
> > > > + *
> > > > + * Copyright (C) 2017 Microchip Technology Inc.
> > > > + * Tristram Ha <Tristram.Ha@microchip.com>
> > > > + *
> > > > + * Permission to use, copy, modify, and/or distribute this software for
> any
> > > > + * purpose with or without fee is hereby granted, provided that the
> above
> > > > + * copyright notice and this permission notice appear in all copies.
> > > > + *
> > > > + * THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND THE AUTHOR DISCLAIMS
> ALL
> > > WARRANTIES
> > > > + * WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED
> WARRANTIES
> > > OF
> > > > + * MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR
> BE
> > > LIABLE FOR
> > > > + * ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR
> ANY
> > > DAMAGES
> > > > + * WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS,
> WHETHER
> > > IN AN
> > > > + * ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION,
> > > ARISING OUT OF
> > > > + * OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS
> SOFTWARE.
> > > > + */
> > >
> > > This is not exactly GPL, right? But tagging below says it is
> > > GPL. Please fix one.
> > >
> >
> > This boilerplate paragraph was copied from the KSZ9477 driver, although I
> did
> > wonder why this was used.
>
> Hi Tristram
>
> Please can you talk to your legal people and see if this can be
> replaced with the standard GPL text?
This should be replaced to GPL. These text copied from drivers/net/dsa/b53/*.
Will submit patches of drivers/net/dsa/microchip/*

- Woojung

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