svn commit: r344487 - in head/sys: conf gnu/gcov
shawn.webb at hardenedbsd.org
Tue Feb 26 22:20:24 UTC 2019
On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 08:27:40AM -0800, Rodney W. Grimes wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 06:18:42PM -0800, Rodney W. Grimes wrote:
> > > > > The modest increase in activation energy for that task seems worth it
> > > > > for the short-term gains of reduced integration cost (this code will
> > > > > greatly improve our ZFS-on-Linux test coverage.)
> > > > >
> > > > > Rod rightly points out that we haven't accepted SPDX tags alone as
> > > > > license statements. The standard GPL v2.0 boiler plate should be added
> > > > > to this file along side the tag.
> > > >
> > > > I've copied the full copyright attribution that is in the
> > > > corresponding files on Linux. Is there some reason why FreeBSD
> > > > requires the files to be inflated with the full license text where the
> > > > original lacks it?
> > >
> > > I think for a few reasons, I doubt you copied the whole distribution
> > > that this file came from, as I am sure that distribution included
> > > a LICENSE file. Second if you actually read the GPL v2 documentation
> > > and follow what it says it says you must do this, just because some
> > > one else does not follow the rules of what the GPL v2 says does not
> > > give us to knowingling not do it. Third this is a particular dangerious
> > > area for BSD to be mixing a GPL code with its kernel, to my knowlege
> > > we have never had any gpl code in the kernel, no have we ever
> > > allowed it, but thats a seperate argument, that should be made.
> > Would the arm64 DTS/DTB files count as "GPL code in the kernel?"
> > I, too, would like less GPL in project, both in userland in kernel.
> > But, I can understand the desire for gcov. Note that I'm not
> > advocating either way that FreeBSD perform an action. ;)
> Didnt we just remove an inbase, compiling BSD licensed chunk of
> code called DRM and move it to ports. So if that was possible
> this should be very rapidly applied here and this issue goes away.
DRM != DTS/DTB
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