My first patch to the mailist, but being held

Eric Miao eric.y.miao at
Tue Sep 1 10:34:14 EDT 2009

On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 10:25 PM, Wan ZongShun< at> wrote:
> Dear David,
> 2009/9/1 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at>:
>> On Tue, 2009-09-01 at 22:05 +0800, Wan ZongShun wrote:
>>> Yes, I think so too, due to I never meet this type 'held' in LAKML and
>>> LKML, so I am amazed at this 'held' in the list.
>> Not all of the mailman settings were imported from the old list to the
>> new one. If the moderators want to increase the size limit, they are
>> free to do that -- the hardware can certainly cope.
>> But Eric is right that patches above 40KiB are fairly suspect anyway --
>> why is it so large?
> The patch is one of the series patches of changing my w90x900 platform
> architecture, originally, I submitted nine patches to mend my
> platform, Russell has reviewed them and
> hoped me to re-arrange the patches, so I Integrated the nine patches
> into three ones.
> I just ignore the size of patch issue.

You can try 'git format-patch -M' to shrink the size of the patch significantly
if renaming is involved.

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