Re: [PATCH bpf-next 0/4] Convert filter.txt to RST

From: Tobin C. Harding
Date: Thu Aug 09 2018 - 03:28:06 EST

On Wed, Aug 08, 2018 at 11:07:35PM -0700, Alexei Starovoitov wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 09, 2018 at 03:23:24PM +1000, Tobin C. Harding wrote:
> >
> > Daniel and Alexei, can I please have permission to add GPLv2+ to the BPF
> > docs?
> kernel licensing is GPLv2 without +

According to process/license-rules.rst

GPL-2.0+ : GNU General Public License v2.0 or later

> every file (including docs) can potentially have a different
> compatible license, but since they were developed
> implicitly under v2 only you would need to get a buy-in from
> all contributors before making such change.

So if a file does not _explicitly_ state that it is under another
licence it is ok to add GPLv2?