Re: [PATCH] docs: license-rules.txt: cover SPDX headers on Python scripts

From: Mauro Carvalho Chehab
Date: Fri Sep 06 2019 - 10:46:02 EST

Em Fri, 06 Sep 2019 05:20:30 -0700
Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx> escreveu:

> On Fri, 2019-09-06 at 08:34 -0300, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> > I did some changes on it, plus one change at the pedantic mode of
> > scripts/, and placed the corresponding patches at:
> >
> >
> Overall seems very nice, thanks.
> Couple nits.
> Some of the scripts and py files move the author
> block into a description or add unnecessary blank
> comments. These may use some manual fixups.

True. I noticed that too. I suspect that fixing this automatically would
make the script too complex.

Anyway, the point is: who will apply it? Linus? Each maintainer?

I can apply it to the media subsystem (after applying the patches I have
already doing the same), but I don't intend myself to apply it to the other

> > what's the "very first line" where a
> > SPDX header tag should be on a man page?
> Beats me.
> This says man pages are documents,

Yes. I mean, I suspect that a troff file should have a ".TH" at its
first line. So, SPDX header should start at the second line.