From: Lukas Bulwahn <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Ayush <email@example.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Subject: Re: [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] checkpatch: GIT_COMMIT_ID: handle commit messages with multiple quotes Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2020 13:32:30 +0200 (CEST) [thread overview] Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.21.2009091324590.5622@felia> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> dropped the maintainers. On Wed, 9 Sep 2020, Ayush wrote: > Sir, > > > As the mentor in the linux kernel community bridge program, I usually > > inform the mentees when the review on the mentee mailing list has > > successfully concluded to a first acceptable state and I think it is well > > advised to reach out to the maintainers for further discussion. > > > > You did not do that, but just send some patch to the maintainers. > > That is fully up to you, but I will not support the patch acceptance in > > any way, and it suggests that you do not see the need to be mentored. > > > > If you can land patches without mentoring support successfully, that is > > great, but then you do not need a mentorship. > > I am extremely sorry for my mistakes. It won't happen again. > > > Now, to the commit: > > > > Ayush, your commit message is largely incomprehensible. > > > > Your follow-up explanation that was needed should have been in the commit > > message in the first place. > > It was my first patch, so I had very little idea of forming commit messages. > I will discuss it with mentors next time before sending the patch next time. > Let us start with the simpler patch and then see if you can write a commit message that convinces Joe to ack your patch. > > Ayush, you did not sign-off with your full legal name. > > My legal name according to all official identification documents of India is Ayush. > I have no surname registered legally. > So should I include "Ayush <email@example.com>" or do I need to include my last name too (Which is Ayush only)? > Okay. If you say so, I cannot judge but you should try to use a name that others can with a fair chance uniquely identify that is you. The name is used in git log summaries, pull requests, etc.; so, it should be a name that with high chance to refer to one person. Maybe you find a good way that works as suitable name for unique identification? Lukas _______________________________________________ Linux-kernel-mentees mailing list Linuxfirstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/mailman/listinfo/linux-kernel-mentees
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2020-09-09 11:32 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2020-09-07 15:14 Ayush 2020-09-07 20:50 ` Joe Perches 2020-09-08 8:32 ` Ayush 2020-09-09 10:06 ` Lukas Bulwahn 2020-09-09 10:31 ` Ayush 2020-09-09 11:32 ` Lukas Bulwahn [this message] 2020-09-09 12:02 ` Joe Perches 2020-09-09 13:10 ` Lukas Bulwahn
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