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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] binfmt_som.c: add MODULE_LICENSE
On Sat, Aug 09, 2008 at 06:55:11PM -0600, Grant Grundler wrote:
> +bdale@hp.com
>
> On Thu, Aug 07, 2008 at 12:11:55AM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > This patch adds the missing MODULE_LICENSE("GPL").
> >
> > Reported-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org>
> > Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org>
> >
> > ---
> >
> > This patch has been sent on:
> > - 15 Jun 2008
> >
> > 4cec562181f818f16f072b9a14ca7a0ce6c66417 diff --git a/fs/binfmt_som.c b/fs/binfmt_som.c
> > index fdc36bf..6d3bebb 100644
> > --- a/fs/binfmt_som.c
> > +++ b/fs/binfmt_som.c
> > @@ -308,3 +308,5 @@ static void __exit exit_som_binfmt(void)
> >
> > core_initcall(init_som_binfmt);
> > module_exit(exit_som_binfmt);
> > +
> > +MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
>
> Someone from HP needs to ACK this patch since I believe HP funded the code
> changes made during the parisc-linux port. This should be a no-brainer
> and I expect Bdale Garbee can quickly take care of this.

Either the file is available since the beginning under the terms of the
GPLv2 (or a compatible license that can be reduced to GPLv2) or it's
addition to the kernel was a huge mistake.

> thanks,
> grant

cu
Adrian

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