On 14/09/16 10:41 -0700, Cong Wang wrote:
For long term, I think gcc should have something as simple as
'Signed-off-by' for Linux kernel, otherwise too much work for first-time
contributors like me. We all want to save time on this, don't we? ;)
Signed-off-by wouldn't help. The copyright assignment is done so that
the FSF owns the copyright in the majority of the GCC code. If I add
a Signed-off-by to your patch that doesn't have any effect on your
copyright of the code.
It certainly does add a hurdle for contributors to GCC, but it's not a
policy that is likely to change.
Anyway, I'll fix this one way or another ASAP. Thanks again.