[alsa-devel] [PATCH 1/2] wss_lib: move cs4231_lib into wss_lib
tiwai at suse.de
Mon Jun 23 12:51:35 CEST 2008
At Mon, 23 Jun 2008 02:22:13 +0200,
Rene Herman wrote:
> On 19-06-08 23:07, Krzysztof Helt wrote:
> > From: Krzysztof Helt <krzysztof.h1 at wp.pl>
> > Move the file sound/isa/cs423x/cs4231_lib.c
> > into sound/isa/cs423x/wss_lib.c
> > This is the first step toward merging all libraries
> > for Windows Sound System compatible chips
> > into a single library.
> > Signed-off-by: Krzysztof Helt <krzysztof.h1 at wp.pl>
> Acked-by: Rene Herman <rene.herman at gmail.com>
> Only small request:
> > diff -urNp linux-alsa/sound/isa/wss/Makefile linux-mm/sound/isa/wss/Makefile
> > --- linux-alsa/sound/isa/wss/Makefile 1970-01-01 01:00:00.000000000 +0100
> > +++ linux-mm/sound/isa/wss/Makefile 2008-06-15 22:38:44.705642447 +0200
> > @@ -0,0 +1,10 @@
> > +#
> > +# Makefile for ALSA
> > +# Copyright (c) 2008 by Krzysztof Helt <krzysztof.h1 at wp.pl>
> > +#
> > +
> > +snd-wss-lib-objs := wss_lib.o
> > +
> > +# Toplevel Module Dependency
> > +obj-$(CONFIG_SND_WSS_LIB) += snd-wss-lib.o
> > +
> Could you maybe "donate" the copyright on this Makefile to Jaroslav Kysela?
> Basically, this single file is too trivial (and uncreative due to being
> rather fully dictated by the build-system as a whole) to be protectable
> under copyright in the first place but the ALSA build system as a whole
> IS copyrightable and Jaroslav holds the copyright on all others (except
> David Miller on the one sparc specific one).
> It's likely not a practical issue really but I feel it's probably good
> to keep this concentrated.
Well, I don't think it's worth to change the copyright as you
suggest. First of all, it's Krzysztof's work. And, managing the
different copyright notes isn't any problem in linux kernel tree at
all, even from the maintenance POV.
Just my $0.02, though.
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