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From: Richard Fontana <rfontana@redhat.com>
To: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: linux-spdx@vger.kernel.org, qla2xxx-upstream@qlogic.com,
	QLogic-Storage-Upstream@qlogic.com, GR-Linux-NIC-Dev@marvell.com
Subject: Re: [QLOGIC patch 5/5] net/qla3xxx: Convert to SPDX license identifiers
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 00:27:10 -0400
Message-ID: <CAC1cPGymFUftQmR9zp2MrkNvZ3VZO1JnQhcWTZmzrgFspZmqiA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190606214946.956723876@linutronix.de>

On Tue, Jun 11, 2019 at 3:23 PM Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> wrote:
>
> All files related to this driver contain the following notice:
>
>   See LICENSE.qla3xxx for copyright and licensing details.
>
> LICENSE.qla3xxx can be found in
> Documentation/networking/device_drivers/qlogic/. The file contains:
>
>   - A copyright notice
>
>     This copyright notice is redundant as all files contain the same
>     copyright notice already
>
>   - A license notice
>
>     You may modify and redistribute the device driver code under the GNU
>     General Public License (a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit
>     A) published by the Free Software Foundation (version 2 or a later
>     version).
>
>     This can be replaced with the corresponding SPDX license identifier
>     (GPL-2.0-or-later) in the source files which reference this license
>     file.
>
>   - A license for the device firmware
>
>     This license is pointless in the context of the kernel as the firmware
>     is not distributed as part of the kernel.
>
>     LICENSE.qla2xxx contained exactly the same firmware license which was
>     removed with commit bc3f957c069f ("[SCSI] qla2xxx: Update
>     LICENSE.qla2xxx.").
>
>     The firmware license is there due to the fact that the out of tree
>     driver tarball which was available from the qlogic website contained
>     the firmware binary. The firmware license in the qla3xxx license file
>     got probably forgotten when the other qlogic license files were
>     updated.
>
> Remove the notices and add the SPDX license identifier GPL-2.0-or-later to
> the source files.
>
> Finally remove the now redundant LICENSE.qla3xxx file.
>
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>

Reviewed-by: Richard Fontana <rfontana@redhat.com>

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Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-06-11 17:55 [QLOGIC patch 0/5] Qlogic drivers: " Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-11 17:55 ` [QLOGIC patch 1/5] scsi/qla4xxx: " Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-12  4:38   ` Richard Fontana
2019-06-12  5:40     ` J Lovejoy
2019-06-12  9:40   ` Zavras, Alexios
2019-06-11 17:55 ` [QLOGIC patch 2/5] scsi/qla2xxx: " Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-12  4:32   ` Richard Fontana
2019-06-12  5:42     ` J Lovejoy
2019-06-12  9:41   ` Zavras, Alexios
2019-06-11 17:55 ` [QLOGIC patch 3/5] net/qlcnic: " Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-12  4:35   ` Richard Fontana
2019-06-12  5:34     ` J Lovejoy
2019-06-12  9:42   ` Zavras, Alexios
2019-06-11 17:55 ` [QLOGIC patch 4/5] net/qlge: " Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-12  4:24   ` Richard Fontana
2019-06-12  5:30     ` J Lovejoy
2019-06-12  9:43   ` Zavras, Alexios
2019-06-11 17:55 ` [QLOGIC patch 5/5] net/qla3xxx: " Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-12  4:27   ` Richard Fontana [this message]
2019-06-12  9:44   ` Zavras, Alexios

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