[coreboot] GPL license headers

Alex G. mr.nuke.me at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 03:42:39 CEST 2015

On 10/19/2015 11:44 AM, Patrick Georgi wrote:
> Hi all,
> we recently removed the FSF addresses from license headers in our
> files to avoid the maintenance of updating them every time the FSF
> decides to move their office.


> Now we also added checkpatch.pl that comes from Linux to automatically
> ensure some consistency across the tree, and it looks for removal of
> the entire paragraph.


> Now, that may just make sense and I'm willing to update the scripts to
> do that and update the tree.


> Opinions?

I'd go as far as removing the last two paragraphs completely. The "this
comes with no warranty" boilerplate is only binding because it is also
included in the GPL proper, not because it's slapped in developers'
faces all so often.

> Patrick


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