[RFC PATCH 1/1] mtd: rawnand: mtk: Re-license MTK NAND driver as Dual MIT/GPL

xiaolei li xiaolei.li at mediatek.com
Wed Apr 24 18:12:21 PDT 2019


Hi Matthias,

On Wed, 2019-04-24 at 15:15 +0200, Matthias Brugger wrote:
> 
> On 24/04/2019 10:25, xiaolei li wrote:
> > Hi Richard,
> > 
> > On Wed, 2019-04-24 at 09:29 +0200, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> >> Am Mittwoch, 24. April 2019, 08:45:22 CEST schrieb Xiaolei Li:
> >>> It is allowed to use MTK NAND driver with GPL-2.0 or MIT license.
> >>> But now it is only licensed as GPL-2.0.
> >>> So re-license it as dual MIT/GPL.
> >>
> >> I fear this needs ACKs from all authors and major contributors of the driver
> >> before we can apply such a change.
> > 
> > Yes. MTK wants to solicit ACKs for this change from copyrights holders
> > here.
> > I added another driver author Jorge, and let's wait for the response.
> > 
> 
> You are missing at least Ryder Lee, Rafał Miłecki and Wen Yang in the CC list.
Thanks for your reminding. I will add them in next patch version.

> I think it would be good to understand why you want to distribute the driver
> under MIT license.
MTK wants to modify and publish this driver with MIT license in
bootloader. So, here we ask for ACKs whether we can re-license it as
dual MIT/GPL.

Thanks,
Xiaolei
> 
> Regards,
> Matthias





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