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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] Microblaze initial pack
Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Michal Simek <michal.simek@petalogix.com> wrote:
>
>
>>> I've also done a (quick) license scan and there's this one file i
>>> found:
>>>
>>> arch/microblaze/kernel/hw_exception_handler.S
>>>
>>> * Copyright (C) 2004 Xilinx, Inc. All rights reserved.
>>> *
>>> * Xilinx, Inc.
>>> * XILINX IS PROVIDING THIS DESIGN, CODE, OR INFORMATION "AS IS" AS A
>>> * COURTESY TO YOU.BY PROVIDING THIS DESIGN, CODE, OR INFORMATION AS
>>> * ONE POSSIBLE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS FEATURE, APPLICATION OR
>>> * STANDARD, XILINX IS MAKING NO REPRESENTATION THAT THIS IMPLEMENTATION
>>> * IS FREE FROM ANY CLAIMS OF INFRINGEMENT, AND YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE
>>> * FOR OBTAINING ANY RIGHTS YOU MAY REQUIRE FOR YOUR IMPLEMENTATION.
>>>
>>> That is an all rights reserved copyrighted file, and i'm not sure
>>> the above constitutes a GPLv2 compatible license. It would be less
>>> ambigious to add what you do in the other places instead, something
>>> like:
>>>
>>> * (C) Copyright 2004 Xilinx, Inc.
>>> *
>>> * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
>>> * under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as published
>>> * by the Free Software Foundation.
>>>
>>>
>> This is no my license. I'll ask a Xilinx guys for permission to change
>> it for this file.
>> John L, Stephen: Could I change the license as Ingo suggested?
>>
>
> Note that there's a couple of other Xilinx files in the upstream
> kernel tree already that could serve as a template:
>
> drivers/char/xilinx_hwicap/buffer_icap.c: * XILINX IS PROVIDING THIS DESIGN, CODE, OR INFORMATION "AS IS"
> drivers/char/xilinx_hwicap/buffer_icap.h: * XILINX IS PROVIDING THIS DESIGN, CODE, OR INFORMATION "AS IS"
> drivers/char/xilinx_hwicap/fifo_icap.c: * XILINX IS PROVIDING THIS DESIGN, CODE, OR INFORMATION "AS IS"
> drivers/char/xilinx_hwicap/fifo_icap.h: * XILINX IS PROVIDING THIS DESIGN, CODE, OR INFORMATION "AS IS"
> drivers/char/xilinx_hwicap/xilinx_hwicap.c: * XILINX IS PROVIDING THIS DESIGN, CODE, OR INFORMATION "AS IS"
> drivers/char/xilinx_hwicap/xilinx_hwicap.h: * XILINX IS PROVIDING THIS DESIGN, CODE, OR INFORMATION "AS IS"
>
> Those files carry this as-is no-warrantes notice plus also a GPLv2
> notice:
>
> /*****************************************************************************
> *
> * Author: Xilinx, Inc.
> *
> * 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.
> *
> * XILINX IS PROVIDING THIS DESIGN, CODE, OR INFORMATION "AS IS"
> * AS A COURTESY TO YOU, SOLELY FOR USE IN DEVELOPING PROGRAMS AND
> * SOLUTIONS FOR XILINX DEVICES. BY PROVIDING THIS DESIGN, CODE,
> * OR INFORMATION AS ONE POSSIBLE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS FEATURE,
> * APPLICATION OR STANDARD, XILINX IS MAKING NO REPRESENTATION
> * THAT THIS IMPLEMENTATION IS FREE FROM ANY CLAIMS OF INFRINGEMENT,
> * AND YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING ANY RIGHTS YOU MAY REQUIRE
> * FOR YOUR IMPLEMENTATION. XILINX EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY
> * WARRANTY WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE ADEQUACY OF THE
> * IMPLEMENTATION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OR
> * REPRESENTATIONS THAT THIS IMPLEMENTATION IS FREE FROM CLAIMS OF
> * INFRINGEMENT, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
> * FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
> *
> * (c) Copyright 2003-2008 Xilinx Inc.
> * All rights reserved.
> *
> * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
> * with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
> * 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
> *
> *****************************************************************************/
>
>
On the base of discussion with John L, I removed old license and I added
GPL one.
All changes which Ingo reported are in git tree.

Do I have to send next (version 2) pull request?
I think that is not necessary.

Thanks,
Michal


> Ingo
>


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