Re: [patch 0/9] LICENSES: Add missing License Text and fixup bogus identifiers
From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Mon Apr 23 2018 - 02:57:10 EST
On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 12:02:08AM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> There are a few bogus SPDX identifiers in various files and SPDX
> Identifiers used in tree or about to be used which have no corresponding
> License Text file in the LICENSES directory or use the new variant of the
> GPL-2.0[+] license identifiers which are not mentioned in the GPL-2.0
> Valid-License-Identifiers: tags.
> The following series cleans that up:
> - Use the proper identifiers
> - Add GPL-2.0-only and GPL-2.0-or-later identifiers to the GPL2.0 license
> - Add X11, Apache-2.0, CC-BY-SA-4.0, CCDL-1.0, Linux-OpenIB license texts
> to the LICENSES directory along with the required documentation texts
I'm thinking we need a script to keep these in check, right? Does
checkpatch.pl handle knowing what the "currently good" list of license
tags are, or should we just use a separate script to parse the LICENSES/
directory to get that list?
Either way, nice work on this series, thanks for keeping up with them.