[PATCH v1] mtd: rawnand: meson: fix bitmask for length in command word

Arseniy Krasnov avkrasnov at sberdevices.ru
Wed Mar 29 00:48:02 PDT 2023

On 29.03.2023 10:31, Miquel Raynal wrote:
> Hello,
> avkrasnov at sberdevices.ru wrote on Wed, 29 Mar 2023 10:12:10 +0300:
>> On 28.03.2023 23:25, Martin Blumenstingl wrote:
>>> Hi Arseniy,
>>> On Tue, Mar 28, 2023 at 8:39 PM Arseniy Krasnov
>>> <avkrasnov at sberdevices.ru> wrote:
>>> [...]  
>>>>> By the way any reason not to have Cc'ed stable?  
>>>> Sorry, what do You mean? I've included linux-mtd mailing lists, there is
>>>> one more list for mtd reviews? I will appreciate if You can point me  
>>> "stable" typically refers to the stable tree where fixes for already
>>> released kernel versions are maintained.
>>> When Miquel applies the patch it will either land in the next -rc of
>>> the current development cycle (typically applies to fixes - currently
>>> 6.3-rc5) or -rc1 of the next kernel version (typically applies to new
>>> features, cleanups, etc. - currently 6.4-rc1).
>>> Let's say you are fixing a bug now but want the fix to be included in
>>> 6.1 LTS (long term stable) or other stable release.
>>> In this case it's recommended to Cc the maintainers of the stable
>>> trees as part of your patch, see [0].
>>> That way once the commit with your fix hits Linus Torvalds linux tree
>>> it will be backported by the stable team within a few days (assuming
>>> of course that the patch applies cleanly to older versions, if not
>>> they're notifying you).
>>> Note: even without Cc'ing the stable maintainers your commit may be
>>> backported (semi-automatically) if it has a Fixes tag and the stable
>>> maintainers find your commit. But my understanding is that it's
>>> easiest for them if they're explicitly Cc'ed on the patch.
>>> I hope this makes sense. If not: don't hesitate to ask.  
> That is an excellent summary, I should copy/paste it sometimes :)
>> Hello! Thanks for this detailed explanation, that really helps!
> So IOW, I am asking you to send a v2 with an additional line in the
> commit, right next "Fixes":
> Cc: stable at vger.kernel.org


Thanks, Arseniy

> Thanks,
> Miquèl

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