[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 4/4] ipq40xx: add support for secondary cores bringup
ynezz at true.cz
Wed May 15 15:35:28 EDT 2019
Павел <be.dissent at gmail.com> [2019-05-15 22:14:41]:
> Not a problem, actually, but I've been suggested to squash them :)
ok, thanks for the background, but still, squashing doesn't mean changing
authorship and Christian has probably also warned you beforehand :-)
"(Note: In some of the patches the "Author" in the commits is dissent1! So
watch out before sending them off)"
> Shouldn't the dev send the patch directly to me in order to be able to post
> it on his behalf, like openwrt submitting patches guideline describes?
From the kernel docs:
"The contribution is based upon previous work that, to the best of my
knowledge, is covered under an appropriate open source license and I have the
right under that license to submit that work with modifications, whether
created in whole or in part by me, under the same open source license (unless
I am permitted to submit under a different license), as indicated in the file;"
so in short, kernel is covered by GPLv2 which allows you to do this if you
retain the authorship.
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