[PATCH 00/27] ARM: mvebu: armada-*: Relicense the device tree under GPLv2+/X11

Gregory CLEMENT gregory.clement at free-electrons.com
Fri Dec 19 08:09:16 PST 2014

On 19/12/2014 17:02, Jason Cooper wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 03:36:13PM +0100, Gregory CLEMENT wrote:
>> On 18/12/2014 20:15, Jason Cooper wrote:
>>> On Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 06:15:40PM +0100, Gregory CLEMENT wrote:
>>> ...
>>>> Jason at the end it seems you didn't ack or nack the patches were you
>>>> were CC. You expressed some concerns about the GPLv2+ move but I don't know
>>>> if it is something that prevents you to give your acked-by.
>>> Oops.  :)  I figured my S-o-B when applying would be sufficient.  That
>>> decision was before we decided on Andrew applying patches this time
>>> around...
>>> For all my dts{i} contributions:
>>> Acked-by: Jason Cooper <jason at lakedaemon.net>
>> Thanks :)
>>> Due to all the merge commits over time and whatnot, it's probably best
>>> to put my Ack on all the patches in this series...
>> OK no problem. By the way, I take care of collecting all the acked-by and
>> once it will be done I will either sent the updated patch set with all the
>> acked-by or maybe just I will create a branch to pull if it is easier to handle.
> Ok, that'll be up to Andrew.
> Once we have the last few stragglers, and assuming there are no more
> NAKs, here's what I'd like to do:
> Regrettably, we'll have to revert Simon's dts contributions.  I say

You missed the email he sent yesterday, finally Simon changed his mind
and gave his acked-by.

> 'regret' in that I regret having to potentially discourage a valuable
> contributor.  I *don't* regret him sticking to his guns.  :)
> As for what to do after that, I think we (the core mvebu folks) should
> *not* rewrite the Lacie dts files.  That just seems hinky to me.
> If there's community interest, someone will crop up who copies one of
> the dual licensed dts files and modifies it to boot his/her Lacie board.
> When they submit a patch, we'll DCO/SoB double check them and apply the
> patch(es).
> thx,
> Jason.

Gregory Clement, Free Electrons
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