Re: [RESEND PATCH V2 1/2] input: misc: da9063: OnKey driver
From: Paul Bolle
Date: Fri Apr 24 2015 - 12:53:54 EST
On Fri, 2015-04-24 at 13:45 +0000, Opensource [Steve Twiss] wrote:
> That seems to be a fairly common mistake in the kernel.
It's an easy mistake to make. And as long as people pick an ident that
passes license_is_gpl_compatible() the module will build and load just
> When I did a
> straw-poll, around 10% of files came up with "GPL v2" and contained
> "any later version" text.
That seems plausible.
I'm inclined to think the difference between "GPL" and "GPL v2" is
mainly an accident of history (see https://lkml.org/lkml/2015/3/11/188
for some background). But apparently were stuck with these two idents.
Anyhow, in the last two months I've not come up with a better plan than
regularly check patches for mismatches like the one you made. If you
have a better idea, I'll be all ears.
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