[PATCH v2 4/4] mtd: spi-nor: Add support for w25q256jw

Tudor.Ambarus at microchip.com Tudor.Ambarus at microchip.com
Thu Nov 7 04:30:05 PST 2019

On 11/01/2019 06:09 PM, Manivannan Sadhasivam wrote:
>> On 11/01/2019 04:58 PM, Manivannan Sadhasivam wrote:
>>>>> Add MTD support for w25q256jw SPI NOR chip from Winbond. This chip
>>>>> supports dual/quad I/O mode with 512 blocks of memory organized in
>>>>> 64KB sectors. In addition to this, there is also small 4KB sectors
>>>>> available for flexibility. The device has been validated using Thor96
>>>>> board.
>>>>> Cc: Marek Vasut <marek.vasut at gmail.com>
>>>>> Cc: Tudor Ambarus <tudor.ambarus at microchip.com>
>>>>> Cc: David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at infradead.org>
>>>>> Cc: Brian Norris <computersforpeace at gmail.com>
>>>>> Cc: Miquel Raynal <miquel.raynal at bootlin.com>
>>>>> Cc: Richard Weinberger <richard at nod.at>
>>>>> Cc: Vignesh Raghavendra <vigneshr at ti.com>
>>>>> Cc: linux-mtd at lists.infradead.org
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Darshak Patel <darshak.patel at einfochips.com>
>>>>> [Mani: cleaned up for upstream]
>>>> Can we keep Darshak's authorship? We usually change the author if we feel that
>>>> we made a significant change to what was originally published.
>>>> If it's just about cosmetics, cleaning or rebase, you can specify what you did
>>>> after the author's S-o-b tag and then add your S-o-b, as you did above.
>>> I'd suggest to keep Darshak's authorship since he did the actual change in
>>> the bsp. I have to clean it up before submitting upstream and I mentioned
>>> the same above.
>> Ok, I'll amend the author when applying, it will be Darshak.
> Ah no. I was saying we should keep both of ours authorship. It shouldn't
> be an issue because we both are involved in the process.

There can be only one author in a patch, and multiple signers if needed:

Author: Manivannan Sadhasivam <manivannan.sadhasivam at linaro.org>
Date:   Wed Oct 30 14:31:24 2019 +0530

    mtd: spi-nor: Add support for w25q256jw
    Signed-off-by: Darshak Patel <darshak.patel at einfochips.com>
    [Mani: cleaned up for upstream]
    Signed-off-by: Manivannan Sadhasivam <manivannan.sadhasivam at linaro.org>

Please read
https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/v5.3/process/submitting-patches.html, paragraph
11), and tell me if you want me to amend the author to keep Darshak's authorship
or you want to keep yours.

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