[Buildroot] [PATCH] docs/manual: always point to the correct license file

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Sun Jun 17 15:52:42 UTC 2018

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

 > The manual is GPL-2, and points to the COPYING file in the repository.
 > When we do a rendering of the manual for a specific version, that URL
 > is currently always poitning to the latest version of the COPYING file.

 > If we ever have to change the content of that file (e.g. to add a new
 > exception, more clarifications, a license change, or whatever), then
 > an old manual would point to that newer version, which would then be
 > incorrect.

 > Include the sha1 of the commit in the URL, so that the manual always
 > point to the tree at the time the manual was rendered, not the time
 > it is consulted. Contrary to the informative text above, use the full
 > sha1, not the shortened one.

 > Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>
 > Cc: Thomas De Schampheleire <patrickdepinguin at gmail.com>
 > Cc: Luca Ceresoli <luca at lucaceresoli.net>

Committed to 2018.02.x, thanks.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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