Re: [PATCH] uapi: Add the BSD-2-Clause license to ndctl.h
From: Kani, Toshi
Date: Mon Oct 28 2019 - 10:54:53 EST
On Fri, 2019-10-25 at 22:56 +0000, Verma, Vishal L wrote:
> 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.
I agree with the plan.