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authorRusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>2008-07-25 12:06:03 -0500
committerRusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>2008-07-25 12:06:04 +1000
commit674bfc23c585b34c42263d73fb51710d49762a23 (patch)
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parentfb6813f480806d62361719e84777c8e00d3e86a8 (diff)
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virtio: clarify that ABI is usable by any implementations
We want others to implement and use virtio, so it makes sense to BSD license the non-__KERNEL__ parts of the headers to make this crystal clear. Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Acked-by: Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@de.ibm.com> Acked-by: Mark McLoughlin <markmc@redhat.com> Acked-by: Ryan Harper <ryanh@us.ibm.com> Acked-by: Eric Van Hensbergen <ericvh@gmail.com> Acked-by: Anthony Liguori <aliguori@us.ibm.com>
-rw-r--r--include/linux/virtio_9p.h2
-rw-r--r--include/linux/virtio_balloon.h2
-rw-r--r--include/linux/virtio_blk.h2
-rw-r--r--include/linux/virtio_config.h3
-rw-r--r--include/linux/virtio_console.h2
-rw-r--r--include/linux/virtio_net.h2
-rw-r--r--include/linux/virtio_pci.h5
-rw-r--r--include/linux/virtio_rng.h2
8 files changed, 17 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/virtio_9p.h b/include/linux/virtio_9p.h
index 8eff0b53910..b3c4a60ceeb 100644
--- a/include/linux/virtio_9p.h
+++ b/include/linux/virtio_9p.h
@@ -1,5 +1,7 @@
#ifndef _LINUX_VIRTIO_9P_H
#define _LINUX_VIRTIO_9P_H
+/* This header is BSD licensed so anyone can use the definitions to implement
+ * compatible drivers/servers. */
#include <linux/virtio_config.h>
/* The ID for virtio console */
diff --git a/include/linux/virtio_balloon.h b/include/linux/virtio_balloon.h
index 979524ee75b..c30c7bfbf39 100644
--- a/include/linux/virtio_balloon.h
+++ b/include/linux/virtio_balloon.h
@@ -1,5 +1,7 @@
#ifndef _LINUX_VIRTIO_BALLOON_H
#define _LINUX_VIRTIO_BALLOON_H
+/* This header is BSD licensed so anyone can use the definitions to implement
+ * compatible drivers/servers. */
#include <linux/virtio_config.h>
/* The ID for virtio_balloon */
diff --git a/include/linux/virtio_blk.h b/include/linux/virtio_blk.h
index 5f79a5f9de7..6a66c7f30bc 100644
--- a/include/linux/virtio_blk.h
+++ b/include/linux/virtio_blk.h
@@ -1,5 +1,7 @@
#ifndef _LINUX_VIRTIO_BLK_H
#define _LINUX_VIRTIO_BLK_H
+/* This header is BSD licensed so anyone can use the definitions to implement
+ * compatible drivers/servers. */
#include <linux/virtio_config.h>
/* The ID for virtio_block */
diff --git a/include/linux/virtio_config.h b/include/linux/virtio_config.h
index f364bbf63c3..7eb4b34d13b 100644
--- a/include/linux/virtio_config.h
+++ b/include/linux/virtio_config.h
@@ -1,5 +1,8 @@
#ifndef _LINUX_VIRTIO_CONFIG_H
#define _LINUX_VIRTIO_CONFIG_H
+/* This header, excluding the #ifdef __KERNEL__ part, is BSD licensed so
+ * anyone can use the definitions to implement compatible drivers/servers. */
+
/* Virtio devices use a standardized configuration space to define their
* features and pass configuration information, but each implementation can
* store and access that space differently. */
diff --git a/include/linux/virtio_console.h b/include/linux/virtio_console.h
index ed2d4ead7eb..19a0da0dba4 100644
--- a/include/linux/virtio_console.h
+++ b/include/linux/virtio_console.h
@@ -1,6 +1,8 @@
#ifndef _LINUX_VIRTIO_CONSOLE_H
#define _LINUX_VIRTIO_CONSOLE_H
#include <linux/virtio_config.h>
+/* This header, excluding the #ifdef __KERNEL__ part, is BSD licensed so
+ * anyone can use the definitions to implement compatible drivers/servers. */
/* The ID for virtio console */
#define VIRTIO_ID_CONSOLE 3
diff --git a/include/linux/virtio_net.h b/include/linux/virtio_net.h
index 38c0571820f..5e33761b9b8 100644
--- a/include/linux/virtio_net.h
+++ b/include/linux/virtio_net.h
@@ -1,5 +1,7 @@
#ifndef _LINUX_VIRTIO_NET_H
#define _LINUX_VIRTIO_NET_H
+/* This header is BSD licensed so anyone can use the definitions to implement
+ * compatible drivers/servers. */
#include <linux/virtio_config.h>
/* The ID for virtio_net */
diff --git a/include/linux/virtio_pci.h b/include/linux/virtio_pci.h
index b3151659cf4..cdef3574293 100644
--- a/include/linux/virtio_pci.h
+++ b/include/linux/virtio_pci.h
@@ -9,9 +9,8 @@
* Authors:
* Anthony Liguori <aliguori@us.ibm.com>
*
- * This work is licensed under the terms of the GNU GPL, version 2 or later.
- * See the COPYING file in the top-level directory.
- *
+ * This header is BSD licensed so anyone can use the definitions to implement
+ * compatible drivers/servers.
*/
#ifndef _LINUX_VIRTIO_PCI_H
diff --git a/include/linux/virtio_rng.h b/include/linux/virtio_rng.h
index 331afb6c9f6..1a85dab8a94 100644
--- a/include/linux/virtio_rng.h
+++ b/include/linux/virtio_rng.h
@@ -1,5 +1,7 @@
#ifndef _LINUX_VIRTIO_RNG_H
#define _LINUX_VIRTIO_RNG_H
+/* This header is BSD licensed so anyone can use the definitions to implement
+ * compatible drivers/servers. */
#include <linux/virtio_config.h>
/* The ID for virtio_rng */