Re: [PATCH] csky: Improve abiv1 mem ops performance with glibc codes

From: Guo Ren
Date: Mon Jul 01 2019 - 11:26:25 EST

Hi Arnd,

On Mon, Jul 1, 2019 at 10:52 PM Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 29, 2019 at 7:36 AM <guoren@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > From: Guo Ren <ren_guo@xxxxxxxxx>
> >
> > These codes are copied from glibc/string directory, they are the generic
> > implementation for string operations. We may further optimize them with
> > assembly code in the future.
> >
> > In fact these code isn't tested enough for kernel, but we've tested them
> > on glibc and it seems good. We just trust them :)
> Are these files from the architecture independent portion of glibc or
> are they csky specific? If they are architecture independent, we might
> want to see if they make sense for other architectures as well, and
> add them to lib/ rather than arch/csky/lib/
They are just copied from glibc-2.28/string/*.c and they are generic.
OK, I'll try to add them to lib/.

> Should the SPDX identifier list the original LGPL-2.1 license instead
> of GPL-2.0?
Yes, I removed full Licenses' description:
The GNU C Library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public
License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either
version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version

I'll change it to:
// SPDX-License-Identifier: LGPL-2.1

Best Regards
Guo Ren