Re: [PATCH V2] license-rules.rst and LICENSES: Use only spdx version 3 with -only and -or-later

From: Matthew Wilcox
Date: Wed Aug 22 2018 - 16:12:10 EST

On Wed, Aug 22, 2018 at 12:47:57PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> Perhaps it's better to stick to a single SPDX version style for
> all kernel files.
> Right now, there are already several -only and -or-later uses.
> $ git grep -P 'SPDX-License-Identifier.*(?:-or-later|-only)'| wc -l
> 144
> So perhaps a patch and a tool to do the reverse conversion:

No. Any tool which does anything useful just has to understand both
2.0 and 3.0 naming. They're aliases for each other, that's all.