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From: Shiping Ji <shiping.linux@gmail.com>
To: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>, sashal@kernel.org
Cc: James Morse <james.morse@arm.com>,
	robh+dt@kernel.org, mark.rutland@arm.com,
	devicetree@vger.kernel.org, LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-edac@vger.kernel.org,
	Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@kernel.org>,
	hangl@microsoft.com, Lei Wang <lewan@microsoft.com>,
	shji@microsoft.com, ruizhao@microsoft.com,
	Scott Branden <scott.branden@broadcom.com>,
	Yuqing Shen <yuqing.shen@broadcom.com>,
	ray.jui@broadcom.com, wangglei@gmail.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v9 2/2] EDAC: add EDAC driver for DMC520
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:49:56 -0800
Message-ID: <3f1f28fd-2abf-2e1c-ef46-1992058b7a1a@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200115213848.GO20975@zn.tnic>

On 1/15/2020 1:38 PM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 06:32:33AM -0800, Shiping Ji wrote:
>> New driver supports error detection and correction on the devices with ARM
>> DMC-520 memory controller.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Shiping Ji <shiping.linux@gmail.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Lei Wang <leiwang_git@outlook.com>
>> Reviewed-by: James Morse <james.morse@arm.com>
> 
> This mail still has your From: because I guess you pasted the patch in
> the mail.
> 
> But, if you look at what I wrote here:
> 
> https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20200107195606.GM29542@zn.tnic
> 
> you'll see the
> 
> From: Lei Wang <leiwang_git@outlook.com>
> 
> which is the last From: in the mail and that is taken by git as the
> author of the patch.
> 
> However, if I apply this mail of yours, it will make you the
> author. Because in git there can be only one author per patch
> and other authors can be additionally accredited with the
> Co-developed-by: tag from the same doc I was pointing at before:
> Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst
>
> Looking at this driver, however, you have supplied three authors. And I
> think you guys need to discuss it amongst yourselves who is going to be
> the author of this driver in the git history.

Lei will be the author of this driver in the git history. I could ask her to send the patch again if that's the correct way to go. Please confirm.
 
> If there are more questions, I'm pretty sure Sasha would be glad to
> explain to you how the whole authorship thing works and what the
> implications are.

Thanks, Sasha is currently OOF until April 19th. 

--
Best regards,
Shiping Ji

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Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-15 14:32 Shiping Ji
2020-01-15 21:38 ` Borislav Petkov
2020-01-15 21:49   ` Shiping Ji [this message]
2020-01-15 22:05     ` Borislav Petkov
2020-01-15 22:08       ` Shiping Ji
2020-01-17  0:18 ` Borislav Petkov
2020-01-17 18:31   ` Shiping Ji
2020-01-17 18:40     ` Scott Branden
2020-01-17 18:57     ` Borislav Petkov
2020-01-17  0:31 ` Scott Branden
2020-01-17 18:24   ` Shiping Ji

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