[PATCH 0/7] Nexus One Support

Anca Emanuel anca.emanuel at gmail.com
Sat Jan 22 05:45:42 EST 2011

On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 12:35 PM, Dima Zavin <dmitriyz at google.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 12:19 AM, Pekka Enberg <penberg at kernel.org> wrote:
>> Hi Ted,
>> On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 10:49 PM, Daniel Walker <dwalker at codeaurora.org> wrote:
>>> > > I'll add this list into the commit text ..
>> On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 11:05:54PM +0200, Pekka Enberg wrote:
>>> > So why is everyone bitching at Daniel when he's doing something the
>>> > Android folks should have done themselves a long time ago?
>> On Fri, 2011-01-21 at 18:49 -0500, Ted Ts'o wrote:
>>> Two wrongs don't make a right.  And it's not like not submitting
>>> changes is wrong, although granted it's not ideal.  (I'd say removing
>>> attribution from a git commit is even worse.  If you're doing the
>>> equivalent of a cherry pick, you should preserve the Author field.
>>> Even if you're doing some cleanup work, as the maintainer I generally
>>> preserve the Author line, and will simply add the fact that I did some
>>> cleanup to the commit body.  The question is who did more work; the
>>> person who originally submitted the code, or the person who did the
>>> cleanup.)
>> Sure, it would have been nicer for everyone involved if Daniel would
>> have kept the original patches and added new patches to clean it up on
>> top of that to preserve the history. However, I don't understand the
>> harsh comments when this looks like a honest mistake! And I especially
>> don't understand the almost hostile attitude of the Android developers
> There's absolutely no hostility. I stated from the very beginning that
> I appreciate the voluntary effort by a 3rd party to upstream the board
> files. I only asked that proper authorship be attributed, which is
> standard linux kernel patch submission procedure when the committer
> did not originate the code.
>> who have been sitting on these patches for over a year now AFAICT.
> Even if that were true, that does not somehow revoke the original
> author/contributor list.
> --Dima
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Can you show how to import history ? Until then, a line like From:
x at y.x I think will be fine.
And maybe an link to https://review.source.android.com/'some review'

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