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SubjectRe: [patch 1/7] Documentation: Add license-rules.rst to describe how to properly identify file licenses
On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 11:53:01AM +0100, Philippe Ombredanne wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 9:57 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman
> <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 08:37:28AM +0100, Philippe Ombredanne wrote:
> >> Or fix the non-standard redefinition of the MODULE_LICENSE macro as
> >> DRIVER_LICENSE as in [2] and found elsewhere with
> >> grep -r . -e "DRIVER_LICENSE"
> >>
> >> These break the otherwise nicely grepable MODULE_LICENSE macros
> >> with this kind of warty redirection I stumbled upon while reviewing kernel
> >> license scans:
> >>
> >> #define DRIVER_LICENSE "GPL"
> >> [...]
> >> MODULE_LICENSE(DRIVER_LICENSE);
> >
> > Yes, those should be cleaned up, there's only 11 instances of them,
> > should be simple enough to do. I can knock up a patch series for
> > them...
>
> That would be awesome and you are probably a million times faster than
> me at that.
>
> There are actually more like 29 locations with such an oddity around AFAIK.
>
> Here is a better, more comprehensive grep:
>
> egrep "MODULE_LICENSE\([^\"]|DRIVER_LICENSE|DRV_LICENSE|MOD_LICENSE"
> -r . | egrep -v
> "module\.h|nand_ecc\.c|Documentation|scripts|az6007\.c|mt2063.c"
>
> yielding these:
>
> ./drivers/ntb/test/ntb_perf.c:#define DRIVER_LICENSE "Dual BSD/GPL"
> ./drivers/ntb/test/ntb_perf.c:MODULE_LICENSE(DRIVER_LICENSE);
> ./drivers/ntb/test/ntb_tool.c:#define DRIVER_LICENSE "Dual BSD/GPL"
> ./drivers/ntb/test/ntb_tool.c:MODULE_LICENSE(DRIVER_LICENSE);
> ./drivers/ntb/test/ntb_pingpong.c:#define DRIVER_LICENSE "Dual BSD/GPL"
> ./drivers/ntb/test/ntb_pingpong.c:MODULE_LICENSE(DRIVER_LICENSE);
> ./drivers/ntb/ntb.c:#define DRIVER_LICENSE "Dual BSD/GPL"
> ./drivers/ntb/ntb.c:MODULE_LICENSE(DRIVER_LICENSE);
> ./drivers/input/tablet/hanwang.c:#define DRIVER_LICENSE "GPL"
> ./drivers/input/tablet/hanwang.c:MODULE_LICENSE(DRIVER_LICENSE);
> ./drivers/input/tablet/kbtab.c:#define DRIVER_LICENSE "GPL"
> ./drivers/input/tablet/kbtab.c:MODULE_LICENSE(DRIVER_LICENSE);
> ./drivers/input/tablet/acecad.c:#define DRIVER_LICENSE "GPL"
> ./drivers/input/tablet/acecad.c:MODULE_LICENSE(DRIVER_LICENSE);
> ./drivers/input/misc/keyspan_remote.c:#define DRIVER_LICENSE "GPL"
> ./drivers/input/misc/keyspan_remote.c:MODULE_LICENSE(DRIVER_LICENSE);
> ./drivers/gpu/drm/gma500/psb_drv.h:#define DRIVER_LICENSE "GPL"
> ./drivers/gpu/drm/gma500/psb_drv.c:MODULE_LICENSE(DRIVER_LICENSE);
> ./drivers/net/usb/hso.c:#define MOD_LICENSE "GPL"
> ./drivers/net/usb/hso.c:MODULE_LICENSE(MOD_LICENSE);
> ./drivers/scsi/csiostor/csio_init.c:MODULE_LICENSE(CSIO_DRV_LICENSE);
> ./drivers/scsi/csiostor/csio_init.h:#define CSIO_DRV_LICENSE "Dual BSD/GPL"
> ./drivers/media/usb/usbvision/usbvision-video.c:#define DRIVER_LICENSE "GPL"
> ./drivers/media/usb/usbvision/usbvision-video.c:MODULE_LICENSE(DRIVER_LICENSE);
> ./drivers/watchdog/pcwd_usb.c:#define DRIVER_LICENSE "GPL"
> ./drivers/watchdog/pcwd_usb.c:MODULE_LICENSE(DRIVER_LICENSE);
> ./include/linux/raid/pq.h:#define MODULE_LICENSE(licence)

Thanks, I think I got all of these, but that last one should be left
alone, it's ok and for when the code is being built outside of the
kernel tree.

I'll send the patches out this afternoon.

greg k-h

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