Re: [PATCH v2 2/2] irqchip: al-fic: Introduce Amazon's Annapurna Labs Fabric Interrupt Controller Driver
From: Greg KH
Date: Wed Jun 05 2019 - 11:44:49 EST
On Wed, Jun 05, 2019 at 05:51:08PM +0300, Shenhar, Talel wrote:
> On 6/5/2019 3:50 PM, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 05, 2019 at 01:52:01PM +0300, Talel Shenhar wrote:
> > > --- /dev/null
> > > +++ b/drivers/irqchip/irq-al-fic.c
> > > @@ -0,0 +1,289 @@
> > > +// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> > > +/**
> > No need for kernel-doc format style here.
> > > + * Copyright 2019 Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved.
> > "or its affiliates"? You know the answer to this, don't keep us in
> > suspense. Put the proper copyright holder here please, otherwise this
> > is totally useless.
> > Well, copyright notices are technically useless anyway, but lawyers like
> > to cargo-cult with the best of them, so it should be correct at the
> > least.
> This is the format we were asked to use and have been using.
> I am pinging them with your comment but I am likely not to get immediate
> response so I'm publishing v3 without changing the "affiliates" for now.
If that is what your lawyers say to use, that's fine. Gotta love being
vague in copyright lines, what could go wrong...