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From: Gaëtan Rivet <grive@u256.net>
To: Manish Chopra <manishc@marvell.com>,
	ferruh.yigit@intel.com, Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
Cc: jerinjacobk@gmail.com, irusskikh@marvell.com, rmody@marvell.com,
	GR-Everest-DPDK-Dev@marvell.com, anatoly.burakov@intel.com,
	xavier.huwei@huawei.com, humin29@huawei.com,
	yisen.zhuang@huawei.com, xiao.w.wang@intel.com,
	qiming.yang@intel.com, qi.z.zhang@intel.com,
	heinrich.kuhn@netronome.com
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/7] lib/librte_pci: add rte_pci_regs.h
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 11:43:50 +0200
Message-ID: <20200716094341.psrbvcpxc4ojvgju@u256.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200713151319.17547-2-manishc@marvell.com>

On 13/07/20 08:13 -0700, Manish Chopra wrote:
> This is merely copy of latest linux/pci_regs.h in
> order to avoid dependency of dpdk on user headers.
> 

I guess this dependency is an issue on non-linux systems, when you must
use those defines in a generic implementation. Can you confirm this is
the motivation here?

If so, I think it would be clearer to state "in order to avoid
dependency of DPDK on linux headers".

> Signed-off-by: Manish Chopra <manishc@marvell.com>
> Signed-off-by: Igor Russkikh <irusskikh@marvell.com>
> ---
>  drivers/bus/pci/linux/pci_uio.c     |    2 +-
>  drivers/bus/pci/linux/pci_vfio.c    |    2 +-
>  drivers/net/bnx2x/bnx2x.h           |    2 +-
>  drivers/net/hns3/hns3_ethdev_vf.c   |    2 +-
>  drivers/vdpa/ifc/base/ifcvf_osdep.h |    2 +-
>  lib/librte_pci/Makefile             |    1 +
>  lib/librte_pci/meson.build          |    2 +-
>  lib/librte_pci/rte_pci_regs.h       | 1075 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  8 files changed, 1082 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>  create mode 100644 lib/librte_pci/rte_pci_regs.h
> 

[...]

> diff --git a/lib/librte_pci/rte_pci_regs.h b/lib/librte_pci/rte_pci_regs.h
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000..1d11f4de5
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/lib/librte_pci/rte_pci_regs.h
> @@ -0,0 +1,1075 @@
> +/* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 WITH Linux-syscall-note */
> +/*

This file is delivered alongside the PCI lib, targeting userspace.
This seems to be an exception to the license policy described in
license/README. Code shared between kernel and userspace is expected
to be dual-licensed BSD-3 and GPL-2.0.

As it is a copy of Linux user includes, re-licensing it as BSD-3 as well
is not possible.

So I think it might require a techboard + governing board exception
approval. Ferruh or Thomas, what do you think?

-- 
Gaëtan

  reply	other threads:[~2020-07-16 10:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 26+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-13 15:13 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/7] qede: SR-IOV PF driver support Manish Chopra
2020-07-13 15:13 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/7] lib/librte_pci: add rte_pci_regs.h Manish Chopra
2020-07-16  9:43   ` Gaëtan Rivet [this message]
2020-07-16 10:08   ` Gaëtan Rivet
2020-07-16 10:17     ` Gaëtan Rivet
2020-07-16 10:27       ` Jerin Jacob
2020-07-16 11:26         ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-07-16 11:55           ` Jerin Jacob
2020-07-16 12:49             ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-07-16 13:02               ` Jerin Jacob
2020-07-16 15:55                 ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-07-16 16:43                   ` Jerin Jacob
2020-07-16 16:57                     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-07-16 17:33                       ` Jerin Jacob
2020-07-16 17:56                       ` Gaëtan Rivet
2020-07-16 20:49                         ` [dpdk-dev] [EXT] " Manish Chopra
2020-07-18 19:42                           ` Manish Chopra
2020-07-19  8:47                             ` Jerin Jacob
2020-07-20  8:57                               ` Gaëtan Rivet
2020-07-13 15:13 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/7] drivers: add generic API to find PCI extended cap Manish Chopra
2020-07-20  9:36   ` Gaëtan Rivet
2020-07-13 15:13 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/7] net/qede: define PCI config space specific osals Manish Chopra
2020-07-13 15:13 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 4/7] net/qede: configure VFs on hardware Manish Chopra
2020-07-13 15:13 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 5/7] net/qede: add infrastructure support for VF load Manish Chopra
2020-07-13 15:13 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 6/7] net/qede: initialize VF MAC and link Manish Chopra
2020-07-13 15:13 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 7/7] net/qede: add VF FLR support Manish Chopra

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