[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] GPL headers for src/device/* in LinuxBIOSv2
uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Sun Apr 22 21:10:08 CEST 2007
On Sat, Apr 21, 2007 at 10:29:11PM +0200, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> This patch aligns with my investigations and my retrospection of the
> time during which the code was developed. Since no one objected, I
> Acked-by: Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de>
Committed in r2615.
> * Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de> [070417 22:25]:
> > here's a patch which adds explicit license headers to all files in
> > src/device in LinuxBIOSv2.
> > Files originally written by Eric Biederman (CC'd) are copyright
> > Linux Networx, and are licensed under the GPLv2 (confirmed by Eric
> > in private mail).
> > There's one file which was written by Li-Ta Lo and one by Yhlu. For
> > simplicity I put them in as GPLv2, too (but if you prefer "GPLv2 or
> > later" we can use that as well -- just let us know).
> > My understanding is that if in doubt whether to use "GPLv2" or
> > "GPLv2 or later" we can always safely assume GPLv2. That's because
> > even _if_ the file was "GPLv2 or later" we could always just use it
> > under the GPLv2. The text says "GPLv2 _or_ later" and we simply choose
> > the GPLv2 only.
> > Anyway, please complain if I got something wrong in the patches, or if
> > an of the authors prefer "GPLv2 or later" over "GPLv2" (or vice versa).
> > Thanks, Uwe.
> > --
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> > Add explicit license headers to all files in src/device.
> > For files derived from the Linux kernel we merely add a small header
> > which states the origin of the file and the copyright owners of the
> > modifications to the file.
> > We know all files from Linux are licensed under the GPLv2.
> > Signed-off-by: Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de>
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