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From: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
To: Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jaillet@wanadoo.fr>
Cc: Jeroen de Borst <jeroendb@google.com>,
	csully@google.com, sagis@google.com, jonolson@google.com,
	davem@davemloft.net, kuba@kernel.org, awogbemila@google.com,
	willemb@google.com, yangchun@google.com, bcf@google.com,
	kuozhao@google.com, netdev@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, kernel-janitors@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] gve: Fixes and clean-up
Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2021 11:33:47 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210702083347.GU2040@kadam> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <29632746-3234-1991-040d-3c0dfb3b3acb@wanadoo.fr>

On Thu, Jul 01, 2021 at 07:42:48PM +0200, Christophe JAILLET wrote:
> > one for net (with the first 2
> > patches) and one for net-next (with the cleanup one)?
> 
> I've never worked with net and net-next directly.
> If just adding net and net-next after [PATCH] in the subject of the mail,
> yes, I can do it if it helps.

I have a separate tree that I use for sending net patches.  I generally
write my patches against linux-next and then postpone sending them until
the next day.

Then I open my patch in mutt.
cd tmp_tree/
../switch_to_net.sh
cat /var/tmp/mutt-speke-1000-511162-9994856746594827871 | patch -p1 --dry-run
If that applies then I "net" to the subject.  Otherwise I do a
`../switch_to_net-next.sh` verify it applies and send that.

Once in a while I will have to modify my patches to apply cleanly
against the net tree.

It's a pain in the butt and I get it wrong disappointingly often.  I
only do it for networking.  Not for linux-wireless.  There is another
tree where they complain if you don't add a tree to their patches but I
forget what it is...  (I don't use the process for them, only for
networking).

regards,
dan carpenter


      parent reply	other threads:[~2021-07-02  8:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-01  5:58 Christophe JAILLET
2021-07-01  5:58 ` [PATCH 1/3] gve: Fix an error handling path in 'gve_probe()' Christophe JAILLET
2021-07-01  5:58 ` [PATCH 2/3] gve: Propagate error codes to caller Christophe JAILLET
2021-07-01  5:58 ` [PATCH 3/3] gve: Simplify code and axe the use of a deprecated API Christophe JAILLET
2021-07-01 16:20 ` [PATCH 0/3] gve: Fixes and clean-up Jeroen de Borst
2021-07-01 17:42   ` Christophe JAILLET
2021-07-01 18:11     ` Jeroen de Borst
2021-07-02  8:33     ` Dan Carpenter [this message]

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