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From: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
To: "Martin K. Petersen" <martin.petersen@oracle.com>
Cc: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>,
	ksummit-discuss@lists.linuxfoundation.org,
	linux-nvdimm@lists.01.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	bpf@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [Ksummit-discuss] [PATCH v2 3/3] libnvdimm, MAINTAINERS: Maintainer Entry Profile
Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 10:01:01 +0300
Message-ID: <20190916070101.GE18977@kadam> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <yq1y2yrdg6w.fsf@oracle.com>

On Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 05:44:39PM -0400, Martin K. Petersen wrote:
> One pet peeve I have is that people are pretty bad at indicating the
> intended target tree. I often ask for it in private mail but the
> practice doesn't seem to stick. I spend a ton of time guessing whether a
> patch is a fix for a new feature in the x+1 queue or a fix for the
> current release. It is not always obvious.

The Fixes tag doesn't help?

Of course, you've never asked me or anyone on kernel-newbies that
question.  We don't normally know the answer either.  I do always try to
figure it out for networking, but it's kind of a pain in the butt and I
mess up surpisingly often for how much effort I put into getting it
right.

regards,
dan carpenter

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2019-09-11 18:43   ` Dan Carpenter
2019-09-11 22:11     ` Jens Axboe
2019-09-12  7:41       ` Dan Williams
2019-09-12  8:24         ` Miguel Ojeda
2019-09-12 10:18           ` Joe Perches
2019-09-12 14:42             ` Miguel Ojeda
2019-09-13  7:09       ` Jonathan Corbet
2019-09-13 11:48         ` Dan Carpenter
2019-09-13 12:18           ` Dan Williams
2019-09-13 15:00           ` Randy Dunlap
2019-09-13 15:46             ` Rob Herring
2019-09-13 16:42               ` Joe Perches
2019-09-13 19:32                 ` Rob Herring
2019-09-13 17:57             ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-09-16 12:42           ` Jani Nikula
2019-09-17 16:16           ` Jason Gunthorpe
2019-09-17 21:59             ` Dan Williams
2019-09-13 21:44       ` Martin K. Petersen
2019-09-16  7:01         ` Dan Carpenter [this message]
2019-09-16 17:08           ` Martin K. Petersen
2019-09-16 17:15             ` Mark Brown
2019-09-13  2:11     ` Aneesh Kumar K.V
2019-09-13  5:00       ` Greg KH

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