Code "borrowed" without attribution to original authors

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Thu Oct 7 04:45:30 EDT 2010

Dear Sascha,

In message <20101007080646.GB28242 at> you wrote:
> > Do you think such a short hint cannot be done?
> We can (and actually I prefered Jean-Christophe had done it) add a
> hint in the commit log saying that the code is derived from U-Boot,
> but I will not dig through the U-Boot commit log to see who actually
> made a commit looking similar to a barebox commit, and I do not expect
> anyone to do so.

It is trivial to find the commits that added the lines you are
copying from - just run "git blame" on that file.


Wolfgang Denk

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