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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH for-4.6 0/2] Replace FSF street address with canonical URL

On 29/07/15 11:35, Ian Campbell wrote:
> We currently have numerous variations on the FSF's addresses, old, new and
> plain incorrect (there was a buggy version in circulation at one time).
> The current recommendation in http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-howto.en.html
>  is to use "If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>."
> I care about this because in the process of splitting up libxenctrl I found
> myself copying a lot of incorrect boiler plate to new files, which is just
> silly.
> Patch #2 is completely automated (see description in patch) but it is still
> a pain to keep regenerating. Wei, would you be willing to accept this into
> 4.6? It is heavily automated and mechanical and so I think it is low risk.
> On the flip side doing this during the freeze means I'm not constantly
> playing catchup with new files.
> The second patch is large (260K), which I suspect it may not make it to the
> list, hence what I will send here will be an abridged version. The full
> patch is at the URL below.
> Since this is mechanical I'm only CCing THE REST maintainers and Wei (RM),
> I think collecting all the acks from all the maintainers is unnecessary in
> this case.
> Ian.
> The following changes since commit 44313ab77f3e3c5b566ea4f23b0e32bfd5eafa29:
>   tools/libxl: Do not fire the stream callback multiple times (2015-07-28 
> 14:02:18 +0100)
> are available in the git repository at:
>   git://xenbits.xen.org/people/ianc/xen.git fsf-address-v1
> for you to fetch changes up to 443701ef0c7ff30872e27419cf4356fb6bdb4059:
>   Replace FSF street address with canonical URL (2015-07-29 11:14:07 +0100)

Looks good.  I don't think this warrants acks from every maintainer on
the list of touched files.  This is a mechanical change unrelated to the
code content of the files.


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