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From: Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com>
To: Kieran Bingham <kieran.bingham+renesas@ideasonboard.com>
Cc: Dan Scally <djrscally@gmail.com>,
	Sakari Ailus <sakari.ailus@iki.fi>,
	gregkh@linuxfoundation.org, rafael@kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-media@vger.kernel.org,
	heikki.krogerus@linux.intel.com, jorhand@linux.microsoft.com,
	kitakar@gmail.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] software_node: Add support for fwnode_graph*() family of functions
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 19:10:15 +0300
Message-ID: <20200916161015.GX3956970@smile.fi.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4a355889-6e65-70e0-1646-bb832579fd91@ideasonboard.com>

On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 04:06:25PM +0100, Kieran Bingham wrote:
> On 16/09/2020 14:22, Dan Scally wrote:
> > On 16/09/2020 10:17, Sakari Ailus wrote:
> >> On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 12:28:27AM +0100, Daniel Scally wrote:

Thank you, Kieran, for detailed explanation, one small correction below though.

...

> >> This looks like a bugfix that probably should or could be backported. Could
> >> you make it a separate patch, with a Fixes: tag?
> > Yes, sure. That does change how some of the other code would need to
> > work though if this patch were applied but not the separated one. Sorry;
> > not sure what's the best way to proceed in that case. Should I just note
> > that this patch depends on the prior application of the separated one?
> 
> I think the assumption is that this individual change to
> software_node_property_present() should be in a patch on it's own
> preceeding 'this' one.
> 
> Running git-blame on drivers/base/swnode.c identifies this line as
> previously being added by: 59abd83672f70, so you would add the tag:

> Fixes: 59abd83672f7 ("drivers: base: Introducing software nodes to the
> firmware node framework")

Just to point out that this must be on one line.

> to the 'fixing' patch, and that can be backported accordingly.
> 
> When patches are sent in a series, the dependency becomes implicit.
> You can do this by specifying a range when you do `git format-patch`
> 
> If you want to save off the last '2' patches, you can use a range
> shorthand of '-2':
> 
> for example:
> 
>   git format-patch -2 -v3 --cover-letter -o patches/swnode
> 
> As it's a 'series' we add a cover letter to group them, and that gives a
> location to add some free-form text as you wish too.

-- 
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko



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Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-15 23:28 Daniel Scally
2020-09-16  9:17 ` Sakari Ailus
2020-09-16 13:22   ` Dan Scally
2020-09-16 14:32     ` Andy Shevchenko
2020-09-16 15:06     ` Kieran Bingham
2020-09-16 16:10       ` Andy Shevchenko [this message]
2020-09-18  6:22     ` Sakari Ailus
2020-09-18  6:49       ` Dan Scally
2020-09-18  7:34         ` Sakari Ailus
2020-09-18  7:46           ` Dan Scally
2020-09-18  7:57             ` Sakari Ailus
     [not found]               ` <20200918085709.GA1630537@kuha.fi.intel.com>
2020-09-18  9:10                 ` Dan Scally
2020-09-18  9:15                 ` Sakari Ailus
2020-09-18  9:22                   ` Dan Scally
2020-09-18 12:42               ` Andy Shevchenko

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