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From: Chris Packham <Chris.Packham@alliedtelesis.co.nz>
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v9 1/8] ARM: aurora-l2: add prefix to MAX_RANGE_SIZE
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 21:13:11 +0000
Message-ID: <0e9c7c7cb17b6fdea8d49b06925badb0b3d2ff8b.camel@alliedtelesis.co.nz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190827210713.GO13294@shell.armlinux.org.uk>

On Tue, 2019-08-27 at 22:07 +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux admin
wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 27, 2019 at 08:56:05PM +0000, Chris Packham wrote:
> > On Tue, 2019-08-27 at 10:13 +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux admin
> > wrote:
> > > Just send the single patch to the patch tracker - having it against
> > > 5.3-rc is fine (I don't think anything has changed for a long time
> > > with that file.)
> > 
> > Done 
> > https://www.armlinux.org.uk/developer/patches/viewpatch.php?id=8902/1
> > 
> > I'm still not entirely sure what to put for the KernelVersion tag. In
> > hindsight think I misinterpreted your comment above and set it to 5.3rc
> > (where you meant a series based on 5.3-rcX should apply cleanly). It
> > probably should have been next or master because it's way past the
> > merge window for 5.3.
> 
> Think about it as "which kernel version was _this_ patch generated
> against" - it's a guide for me to know which kernel version it
> should be applied to.  The nearest Linus release (rc or final) is
> generally sufficient.
> 
> If it doesn't apply to my current base, then I might check out that
> version, apply it there, and then merge it in, resolving any
> conflicts during the merge.
> 
> It started off with a different purpose: when we had the older
> development system, such as the 2.x series kernels, we would have
> even x being the current stable kernels, and concurrently we'd
> also have x+1 as the development series.  When someone sent me a
> patch back then, it was important to know which kernel series it
> was meant for.
> 
> I decided not to get rid of it because it provides useful
> information when patches don't apply, and gives more options
> than me just discarding the patch with a comment saying it
> doesn't apply.
> 

Thanks for the info. So 5.3-rc is not as wrong as I thought it was.

One could even summarize the above as.

  git format-patch --add-header \
      "KernelVersion: $(git describe --abbrev=0 HEAD)"


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Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-12  3:48 [PATCH v9 0/8] EDAC drivers for Armada XP L2 and DDR Chris Packham
2019-07-12  3:48 ` [PATCH v9 1/8] ARM: aurora-l2: add prefix to MAX_RANGE_SIZE Chris Packham
2019-08-23 10:46   ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2019-08-23 10:50     ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2019-08-26  0:46       ` Chris Packham
2019-08-27  9:13         ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2019-08-27 20:56           ` Chris Packham
2019-08-27 21:07             ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2019-08-27 21:13               ` Chris Packham [this message]
2019-08-27 21:15                 ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2019-07-12  3:48 ` [PATCH v9 2/8] ARM: aurora-l2: add defines for parity and ECC registers Chris Packham
2019-07-12  3:48 ` [PATCH v9 3/8] ARM: l2x0: support parity-enable/disable on aurora Chris Packham
2019-07-12  3:49 ` [PATCH v9 4/8] dt-bindings: ARM: document marvell,ecc-enable binding Chris Packham
2019-07-12  3:49 ` [PATCH v9 5/8] ARM: l2x0: add marvell,ecc-enable property for aurora Chris Packham
2019-07-12  3:49 ` [PATCH v9 6/8] EDAC: Add missing debugfs_create_x32 wrapper Chris Packham
2019-07-12  3:49 ` [PATCH v9 7/8] EDAC: Add driver for the Marvell Armada XP SDRAM and L2 cache ECC Chris Packham
2019-07-12  3:49 ` [PATCH v9 8/8] EDAC: armada_xp: Add support for more SoCs Chris Packham
2019-07-26 14:51   ` James Morse
2019-07-28 20:52     ` Chris Packham
2019-07-26 14:53 ` [PATCH v9 0/8] EDAC drivers for Armada XP L2 and DDR James Morse
2019-07-28 20:33   ` Chris Packham

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