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    COPYING: create a new file with points to the Kernel license files · 88de995c
    Mauro Carvalho Chehab authored
    With the addition of SPDX patchset, the contents of COPYING file
    is now duplicated at two other files under LICENSE:
    	LICENSES/preferred/GPL-2.0
    	LICENSES/exceptions/Linux-syscall-note
    
    It is easy to check that the contents of the licence written on
    those files are identical with COPYING using:
    
    	$ diff -upr COPYING LICENSES/preferred/GPL-2.0
    	$ diff -upr COPYING LICENSES/exceptions/Linux-syscall-note|less
    
    Also, a new file was added, with describes how SPDX should work at
    the Kernel source files:
    	Documentation/process/license-rules.rst
    
    Instead fo having it copying the contents of two files, and not
    even mentioning the third one, replace it by a file whose content
    points to the other tree files, preserving the Kernel's license.
    
    Adjust license-rules.rst accordingly.
    
    Please notice that this file preserves the Kernel license as
    is, without any changes.
    Signed-off-by: 's avatarMauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@s-opensource.com>
    Reviewed-by: 's avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
    Signed-off-by: 's avatarJonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
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