Re: [PATCH v2 6/7] vmw_balloon: update copyright message
From: Nadav Amit
Date: Thu Jun 14 2018 - 01:33:56 EST
at 10:24 PM, Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 06:54:11AM -0700, Nadav Amit wrote:
>> Removing the paragraph about writing to the Free Software Foundation's
>> mailing address from the sample GPL notice according to checkpatch
>> In addition, updating the year and adding a license tag.
>> Reviewed-by: Xavier Deguillard <xdeguillard@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Signed-off-by: Nadav Amit <nadav.amit@xxxxxxxxx>
>> drivers/misc/vmw_balloon.c | 7 ++-----
>> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
>> diff --git a/drivers/misc/vmw_balloon.c b/drivers/misc/vmw_balloon.c
>> index 400a1ccefc8e..b982059ce7b7 100644
>> --- a/drivers/misc/vmw_balloon.c
>> +++ b/drivers/misc/vmw_balloon.c
>> @@ -1,7 +1,8 @@
>> +// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
>> * VMware Balloon driver.
>> - * Copyright (C) 2000-2014, VMware, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
>> + * Copyright (C) 2000-2018, VMware, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
>> * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
>> * under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
>> @@ -13,10 +14,6 @@
>> * NON INFRINGEMENT. See the GNU General Public License for more
>> * details.
> You still have a lot of boiler-plate text in here that can be removed.
> Please do so.
I will remove the maintainers, since it is really unsuitable.
But what else do you want me to remove? This is a standard GPL license. If I
am required to remove the GPL license, I will have to run checks to ensure
it is appropriate.