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

From: Verma, Vishal L
Date: Fri Oct 25 2019 - 18:57:58 EST

On Fri, 2019-10-25 at 15:45 -0700, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 25, 2019 at 10:55 AM D Scott Phillips
> <d.scott.phillips@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 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,
> I have no problem with this change, but let's take the opportunity to
> let SPDX do its job and drop the full license text.

This is fine by me too, barring the full license text vs. SPDX caveat
Dan mentions.