RE: [PATCH] uapi: Add the BSD-2-Clause license to ndctl.h

From: Dexuan Cui
Date: Fri Oct 25 2019 - 17:52:27 EST

> From: D Scott Phillips <d.scott.phillips@xxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, October 25, 2019 10:56 AM
> To: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@xxxxxxxxx>; David Howells
> <dhowells@xxxxxxxxxx>; Dexuan Cui <decui@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; Jerry
> Hoemann <jerry.hoemann@xxxxxxx>; stuart hayes
> <stuart.w.hayes@xxxxxxxxx>; Toshi Kani <toshi.kani@xxxxxxx>; Vishal Verma
> <vishal.l.verma@xxxxxxxxx>; linux-nvdimm@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [PATCH] uapi: Add the BSD-2-Clause license to ndctl.h
> Allow ndctl.h to be licensed with BSD-2-Clause so that other
> operating systems can provide the same user level interface.
> ---
> I've been working on nvdimm support in FreeBSD and would like to
> offer the same ndctl API there to ease porting of application
> code. Here I'm proposing to add the BSD-2-Clause license to this
> header file, so that it can later be copied into FreeBSD.
> I believe that all the authors of changes to this file (in the To:
> list) would need to agree to this change before it could be
> accepted, so any signed-off-by is intentionally ommited for now.
> Thanks,
> Scott

Hi Scott,
I agree to make the change if Dan and Vishal also agree. :-)

-- Dexuan