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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 01/16] bcm-vk: add bcm_vk UAPI
On Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 09:44:51AM -0700, Scott Branden wrote:
>
>
> On 2020-09-29 3:25 a.m., Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 28, 2020 at 05:11:54PM -0700, Scott Branden wrote:
> >> Add user space api for bcm-vk driver.
> >>
> >> Provide ioctl api to load images and issue reset command to card.
> >> FW status registers in PCI BAR space also defined as part
> >> of API so that user space is able to interpret these memory locations
> >> as needed via direct PCIe access.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Scott Branden <scott.branden@broadcom.com>
> >> ---
> >> include/uapi/linux/misc/bcm_vk.h | 84 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >> 1 file changed, 84 insertions(+)
> >> create mode 100644 include/uapi/linux/misc/bcm_vk.h
> >>
> >> diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/misc/bcm_vk.h b/include/uapi/linux/misc/bcm_vk.h
> >> new file mode 100644
> >> index 000000000000..5f1fc403bc67
> >> --- /dev/null
> >> +++ b/include/uapi/linux/misc/bcm_vk.h
> >> @@ -0,0 +1,84 @@
> >> +/* SPDX-License-Identifier: ((GPL-2.0 WITH Linux-syscall-note) OR BSD-2-Clause) */
> > Why do you need BSD-2 if you already have the syscall-note license?
> We include the header file outside of linux user space and use the defines in BSD and other code.
> Hence releasing the header as BSD-2 as well.

Are you _sure_ you need that extra license? I ask as this is not the
"norm" for Linux api .h files.

Also note, given that you are the copyright holder, you can provide a
version in any other license in any other project, no need to put it
here.

I recommend going and talking to your license lawyers about this.

thanks,

greg k-h

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