Re: [PATCH] fdtoverlay: Fix usage string to not mention "<type>"

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On Wed, Mar 23, 2022 at 08:46:52AM +0100, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> Hello David,
> On Wed, Mar 23, 2022 at 12:54:19PM +1100, David Gibson wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 22, 2022 at 09:08:59AM +0100, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> > > fdtoverlay doesn't have a -t option, so explaining the type formats and
> > > modifier prefixes doesn't make much sense.
> > > ---
> > > Hello,
> > > 
> > > I was unsure if I'm supposed to add a signed-off-by line. It's not
> > > formalized in the git repo, so I assume it won't have any juristical
> > > semantic anyhow and I didn't add it.
> > 
> > It's true we've never formalized this, but I do generally prefer S-o-b
> > lines to be present.
> > 
> > The patch LGTM, so if you could resent with the signoff I'll apply.
> Then I wonder about the semantic of the Signed-off-by for dtc. Do you
> believe it has any juristical effect if you don't give it an explicit
> meaning for the project? INAL, but it feels wrong to me to insist on a
> formalism but not having formalized its meaning.

Well, I'm not really sure what you mean by "juristical effect".  AFAIK
the S-o-b lines never have any legal force, as such - they're just a
form of documentation that helps to locate the right people to contact
if legal questions show up in future.

David Gibson			| I'll have my music baroque, and my code
david AT	| minimalist, thank you.  NOT _the_ _other_
				| _way_ _around_!

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