Re: [PATCH v2] iio: mma8452: replace license description with SPDX specifier

From: Philippe Ombredanne
Date: Sat Nov 18 2017 - 11:30:41 EST

On Sat, Nov 18, 2017 at 4:53 PM, Jonathan Cameron <jic23@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:10:11 +0100
> Martin Kepplinger <martink@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> This replaces the custom license information text with the appropriate
>> SPDX identifier. While the information here stays the same, it is easier
>> to read.
>> Signed-off-by: Martin Kepplinger <martink@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Acked-by: Peter Meerwald-Stadler <pmeerw@xxxxxxxxxx>
> I'm not 100% sure the intent of the SPDX work is to remove
> existing licence text. So far the big sets have only been
> adding tags to files missing their licenses entirely...
> Anyone found any specific guidance on this?

you might want to check the doc patches from tglx [1] as well as
several related patches from greg k-h such as these [2] and his
initial pull [3]

To get a lot of details you can check all the recent SPDX-related posts too [4]

Philippe Ombredanne