Re: [PATCH] samples: replace outdated permission statement with SPDX identifiers

From: Greg KH
Date: Sat Nov 18 2017 - 05:20:13 EST

On Sat, Nov 18, 2017 at 12:43:46AM +0100, Martin Kepplinger wrote:
> But Greg, people are listening to you. Please don't give advice in
> directions that are not clearly correct for Linux. You know you could
> have simply ack'd the initial mistake-fix in that case. It wouldn't have
> hurt anybody.

Please see my response to Jon about this. I am giving advice that I
have gotten from people I trust to wish to see Linux succeed in a
legally compliant way with all copyright and license laws.

> just saying because it'd be nice to rely on things you say :)

I want to have people rely on it as well, if I'm ever saying anything
that seems contrary to what anyone feels is good for the long-term
success of Linux, please let me know.


greg k-h