Re: Would like to form a pool of Linux copyright holders for fasterGPL enforcement against Anthrax Kernels

From: Theodore Ts'o
Date: Wed May 22 2013 - 13:56:38 EST

On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 06:13:29PM +0200, Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli wrote:
> On Sun, 19 May 2013 11:57:15 +0100 "luke.leighton" <luke.leighton@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > so. could someone please inform me what the procedure is: is it as
> > simple as submitting a patch?
> I think so(however I'm not a kernel maintainer),
> I found that(however the patch is really old):
> So the idea would be to send a patch or series of patches to relicense
> your code under the GPLv2+(GPLv2 or later).

Only if you own the copyright on all of the lines of code of the file
in question.

- Ted
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