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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
To: Masahiro Yamada <>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] export,module: add SPDX GPL-2.0 license identifier to headers with no license
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 03:15:10 -0700
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, Oct 18, 2019 at 01:50:53PM +0900, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> Commit b24413180f56 ("License cleanup: add SPDX GPL-2.0 license
> identifier to files with no license") took care of a lot of files
> without any license information.
> These headers were not processed by the tool perhaps because they
> contain "GPL" in the code.
> I do not see any license boilerplate in them, so they fall back to
> GPL version 2 only, which is the project default.
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <>

Ah, nice catch!

I'll queue this up to my spdx tree if no one objects.


greg k-h

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2019-10-18  4:50 Masahiro Yamada
2019-10-18 10:15 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]
2019-11-13 11:46   ` Masahiro Yamada
2019-11-14  3:32     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman

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