[PATCH v3] DMA: PL330: Merge PL330 driver into drivers/dma/

Kukjin Kim kgene.kim at samsung.com
Tue Feb 21 21:11:49 EST 2012

Jassi Brar wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 5:52 AM, Kukjin Kim <kgene.kim at samsung.com> wrote:
> >
> > And since she has been doing these updates on behalf of Samsung, she has
> > added attribution to Samsung also (which you never did while at Samsung).
> >
> What the bloody fuck ?!!
Don't blame :( Why should I listen that from you.

> Can't you read this ? .....
As I know, the Copyright can belong to a person or company. See my patches in mainline. I meant that. Of course, it depends on writer.

> -------------------------
> /* linux/drivers/dma/pl330.c
>  *
>  * Copyright (C) 2010 Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
>  *      Jaswinder Singh <jassi.brar at samsung.com>
>  *
> -------------------------
> I challenge you to show 1 file that I wrote while in Samsung which
> doesn't show Samsung as the copyright holder.

See above.

> >
> > And, I don't think some patches are more important than the other.
> > All patches, simple or complex, help in improving the code.
> >
> Bloody rant. Who said any type of patch is useless or doesn't improve
> code?!
> I said, and still say, merging two files written by same person doesn't
> grant you the right to add your own name as one of the authors.
> And if you think Boojin's patches were any great (even after discounting
> the number of iterations they took), Javi Merino's name should be added
> before Boojin's.

Unfortunately, I couldn't find his name for dma/pl330.c from my side and if required, he can do it later. Why should I do?

I'm very unhappy with this talking and I think, there is no more useful talking with you. I'd like to know opinions from Russell King(ARM maintainer) or Vinod Koul (DMA maintainer) for this.


Best regards,
Kukjin Kim <kgene.kim at samsung.com>, Senior Engineer,
SW Solution Development Team, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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