This Linux kernel change "scripts/spdxcheck.py: Add dual license subdirectory" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Sven Eckelmann <sven [at] narfation.org> on Sat May 11 22:19:17 2019 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 29077bc (patch).
scripts/spdxcheck.py: Add dual license subdirectory The licenses from the other directory were partially moved to the dual directory in commit 8ea8814fcdcb ("LICENSES: Clearly mark dual license only licenses"). checkpatch therefore rejected files like drivers/staging/android/ashmem.h with WARNING: 'SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 OR Apache-2.0 */' is not supported in LICENSES/... #1: FILE: drivers/staging/android/ashmem.h:1: +/* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 OR Apache-2.0 */ Fixes: 8ea8814fcdcb ("LICENSES: Clearly mark dual license only licenses") Signed-off-by: Sven Eckelmann <email@example.com> Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: Jonathan Corbet <email@example.com>
There are 2 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.
scripts/spdxcheck.py | 2 +- 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-) diff --git a/scripts/spdxcheck.py b/scripts/spdxcheck.py index 1a39b34..33df646 100755 --- a/scripts/spdxcheck.py +++ b/scripts/spdxcheck.py @@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ class SPDXdata(object): def read_spdxdata(repo): # The subdirectories of LICENSES in the kernel source - license_dirs = [ "preferred", "deprecated", "exceptions" ] + license_dirs = [ "preferred", "deprecated", "exceptions", "dual" ] lictree = repo.head.commit.tree['LICENSES'] spdx = SPDXdata()