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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: dev@dpdk.org
Cc: techboard@dpdk.org
Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] introduce dpdk-kmods repository
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 17:46:42 +0100
Message-ID: <20200217164642.1894118-1-thomas@monjalon.net> (raw)

Write first lines of the README file about the intent (upstream first)
and the licenses allowed so far in DPDK.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
---
 README | 10 ++++++++++
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)
 create mode 100644 README

diff --git a/README b/README
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..e71dbba
--- /dev/null
+++ b/README
@@ -0,0 +1,10 @@
+dpdk-kmods can include kernel source code for various operating systems.
+
+DPDK is focused on userspace libraries, so it is encouraged contributing
+and using vanilla kernels as much as possible.
+Some kernel modules were historically parts of DPDK,
+and are hosted in its directory kernel/.
+Now the preference is to contribute kernel modules to the upstream project
+if possible, otherwise to host kernel code in dpdk-kmods.git.
+
+The license can be BSD-3-Clause or GPL-2.0.
-- 
2.25.0


             reply	other threads:[~2020-02-17 16:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-17 16:46 Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2020-02-26 16:30 ` [dpdk-dev] [dpdk-techboard] " Olivier Matz
2020-02-26 16:32   ` Jerin Jacob
2020-02-28 11:10     ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-03-05 16:59       ` Thomas Monjalon

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