[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/6 v2] linux: license files hashes are only valid for latest known version

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Thu Feb 6 10:50:14 UTC 2020

>>>>> "Yann" == Yann E MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr> writes:

 > From: Markus Mayer <mmayer at broadcom.com>
 > The content of COPYING changed between v4.16 and v4.17. Since kernels
 > before and after the change are supported, storing the hash for this
 > file will cause an error during "make legal-info" when a kernel with the
 > respective other hash is being used.

 > So, for the kernel, we do like we did for ATF: the license file is only
 > listed for the latest version.

 > In the process, add the missing license files referenced from COPYING
 > and align the fields to the newly spacing convention.

 > Signed-off-by: Markus Mayer <mmayer at broadcom.com>
 > [yann.morin.1998 at free.fr:
 >   - only list the licenses files for the latest version
 >   - restore the hash for COPYING
 >   - introduce hashes for the two new license files
 >   - expand commit log accordingly
 > ]
 > Signed-off-by: Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>

Committed, thanks.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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