[RESEND PATCH v1 0/4] Add support emac for the RK3036 SoC platform

Florian Fainelli f.fainelli at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 14:56:24 PST 2015

On December 29, 2015 2:27:55 PM PST, "Heiko Stübner" <heiko at sntech.de> wrote:
>Hi Dave,
>Am Dienstag, 29. Dezember 2015, 15:53:14 schrieb David Miller:
>> You have to submit this series properly, the same problem happend
>> now.
>> When you submit a series you should:
>> 1) Make it clear which tree you expect these changes to be applied
>>    to.  Here it is completely ambiguous, do you want it to go into
>>    my networking tree or some other subsystem tree?
>> 2) You MUST keep all parties informed about all patches for a series
>>    like this.  That means you cannot drop netdev from patch #4 as
>>    you did both times.  Doing this aggravates the situation for
>>    #1 even more, because if a patch is not CC:'d to netdev it does
>>    not enter patchwork.  And if it doesn't go into patchwork, I'm
>>    not looking at it.
>I guess that is some unfortunate result of git send-email combined with
>get_maintainer.pl . In general I also prefer to see the whole series,
>but have 
>gotten such partial series from other maintainers as well in the past,
>so it 
>seems to be depending on preferences somewhat.

You could run get_maintainer.pl against the individual patches in the series, merge the cc list somewhere in a file/variable and then do the actual mail submission with that full list for all patches. There could be a way to automate that with a bit of help from git send-email eventually.


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