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authorRoland Hieber <>2019-03-20 15:24:27 +0100
committerRoland Hieber <>2019-03-28 11:06:02 +0100
commitd1e4783c00517cc05b94aee066758e60145794b8 (patch)
parent4bfd158f068d63065e4989ded83124de55b309ff (diff)
follow the Developer's Certificate of Origin
Signed-off-by: Roland Hieber <>
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diff --git a/DCO b/DCO
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..8201f99
--- /dev/null
+++ b/DCO
@@ -0,0 +1,37 @@
+Developer Certificate of Origin
+Version 1.1
+Copyright (C) 2004, 2006 The Linux Foundation and its contributors.
+1 Letterman Drive
+Suite D4700
+San Francisco, CA, 94129
+Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this
+license document, but changing it is not allowed.
+Developer's Certificate of Origin 1.1
+By making a contribution to this project, I certify that:
+(a) The contribution was created in whole or in part by me and I
+ have the right to submit it under the open source license
+ indicated in the file; or
+(b) The contribution is based upon previous work that, to the best
+ of my knowledge, is covered under an appropriate open source
+ license and I have the right under that license to submit that
+ work with modifications, whether created in whole or in part
+ by me, under the same open source license (unless I am
+ permitted to submit under a different license), as indicated
+ in the file; or
+(c) The contribution was provided directly to me by some other
+ person who certified (a), (b) or (c) and I have not modified
+ it.
+(d) I understand and agree that this project and the contribution
+ are public and that a record of the contribution (including all
+ personal information I submit with it, including my sign-off) is
+ maintained indefinitely and may be redistributed consistent with
+ this project or the open source license(s) involved.
diff --git a/README b/README
index cdd32a6..7b981d3 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -3,3 +3,13 @@ Questions, feedback, patches please email:
For patches, please prefix your subject with "[PATCH dt-utils]" (for example,
see the git-config manpage for the option format.subjectPrefix).
+This project uses the Developer's Certificate of Origin, as stated in the file
+DCO in this repository, with the same process as used for the Linux kernel:
+By adding a Signed-off-by line (e.g. using `git commit -s`) saying
+ Signed-off-by: Random J Developer <>
+(using your real name and e-mail address), you state that your contributions
+are in line with the DCO.