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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC 2/2] arm64: allwinner: a64: Add Brava Keller initial support
On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 10:36:55PM +0100, Philippe Ombredanne wrote:
> Jagan,
>
> On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 7:42 PM, Jagan Teki <jagannadh.teki@gmail.com> wrote:
> []
> > diff --git a/arch/arm64/boot/dts/allwinner/sun50i-a64-brava-keller.dts b/arch/arm64/boot/dts/allwinner/sun50i-a64-brava-keller.dts
> > new file mode 100644
> > index 0000000..f5303a3
> > --- /dev/null
> > +++ b/arch/arm64/boot/dts/allwinner/sun50i-a64-brava-keller.dts
> > @@ -0,0 +1,244 @@
> > +/*
> > + * Copyright (C) 2017 Jagan Teki <jagan@amarulasolutions.com>
> > + *
> > + * This file is dual-licensed: you can use it either under the terms
> > + * of the GPL or the X11 license, at your option. Note that this dual
> > + * licensing only applies to this file, and not this project as a
> > + * whole.
> > + *
> > + * a) This library 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.
> > + *
> > + * This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
> > + * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> > + * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
> > + * GNU General Public License for more details.
> > + *
> > + * Or, alternatively,
> > + *
> > + * b) Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person
> > + * obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation
> > + * files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without
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> > + * sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the
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> > + * conditions:
> > + *
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> > + *
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> > + */
>
> Rather than this long boilerplate, you might want to use the SPDX ids,
> as started by Greg and documented by Thomas.
> Noe that Linus wants the // comment style for the license line, and
> since there is only two line left here I suggest using it for both
> lines.
> You can check also the recent doc patch posted by Thomas (tglx) and
> comments from Linus and Greg.
>
> So I guess you could use this:
>
> > +// Copyright (C) 2017 Jagan Teki <jagan@amarulasolutions.com>
> > +// SPDX-License-Indentifier: (GPL-2.0+ OR MIT)

Other way around. Make SPDX-License-Indentifier the first line.

> NB: what you call X11 is has the MIT license id in the SPDX license list.

Right. That was a common mistake or abiguity in the dts files.

> So you could replace 32 lines by only two lines :) it'[s neat right?
>
> And this would also help as we have tagged already ~15K files, so it
> would help to use this for new files so the amount of cleanup work
> still left does not increase. Thank you for your kind consideration!

I've been nuging folks to do that for a while now. Of course, now we
need to go move the ids to the first line at some point.

Rob

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