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Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH v3 08/24] ppc: Prepare CPU socket/core abstr

From: Thomas Huth
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH v3 08/24] ppc: Prepare CPU socket/core abstraction
Date: Wed, 6 May 2015 08:52:32 +0200

On Wed, 6 May 2015 10:10:15 +0530
Bharata B Rao <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Mon, May 04, 2015 at 05:15:04PM +0200, Thomas Huth wrote:
> > On Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:17:30 +0530
> > Bharata B Rao <address@hidden> wrote:
> > 
> > > Signed-off-by: Bharata B Rao <address@hidden>
> > > Signed-off-by: Andreas Färber <address@hidden>
> > 
> > Not sure if QEMU is fully following the kernel Sob-process, but if
> > that's the case, I think your Sob should be below the one of Andreas in
> > case you're the last person who touched the patch (and I think that's
> > the case here since you've sent it out)?
> The patch is from me, but I included Andreas' sob and copyrights since
> the code was derived from his equivalent x86 implementation.

I am neither a lawyer nor an expert here, but I think in case the patch
itself never really passed through the hands of Andreas, it should not
include an Sob of him. An Sob is like a signature - you can/should not
put an Sob from somebody else into a file, everybody has to do that

So in case you copied code from another file, simply state that clearly
in the patch description and make sure that the original author is on
"CC:". You can also explicitly put a "Cc: Original Author <address@hidden>"
line after your Sob in the patch description to make sure that the
"Cc:" information is retained in the patch description.


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