[PATCH v4 2/2] dma: Add Xilinx AXI Central Direct Memory Access Engine driver support

Michal Simek monstr at monstr.eu
Tue Jun 9 00:09:38 PDT 2015

On 06/09/2015 08:10 AM, Julia Lawall wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Jun 2015, Michal Simek wrote:
>> Hi Paul,
>> On 05/22/2015 12:30 PM, Paul Bolle wrote:
>>> Again, just a nit: a license mismatch.
>>> On Thu, 2015-05-21 at 22:37 +0530, Kedareswara rao Appana wrote:
>>>> + * This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
>>>> + * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
>>>> + * the Free Software Foundation, either version 2 of the License, or
>>>> + * (at your option) any later version.
>>> As I said in the message I sent a short while ago: here too I think that
>>> either the comment at the top of this file or the ident used in the
>>> MODULE_LICENSE() macro needs to change.
>> This is not just the problem with this driver but with others too.
>> Have you sent any patch to add GPL v2+ to license.h?
>> Also sort of checking for this will be great. Julia?
> If this requires checking the contents of comment, Coccinelle currently 
> can't help with that.  Perhaps an idea would be to just do a grep on the 
> file.  So if I find MODULE_LICENSE("GPL v2") and then grepping for "either 
> vresion 2" gives success, then there is a problem?  It's obviously not 
> foolproof, but perhaps it could be helpful.

Having some sort of checking somewhere will be great. checkpatch?
zero-day testing system?


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