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From: Mark Brown <broonie@opensource.wolfsonmicro.com>
To: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net>
Cc: Florian Mickler <florian@mickler.org>,
	Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>, Jiri Kosina <trivial@kernel.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	alsa-devel@alsa-project.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: rfc: rewrite commit subject line for subsystem maintainer preference tool
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2010 23:01:26 +0000
Message-ID: <20101116230126.GB24623@opensource.wolfsonmicro.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20101116122102.86e7e0b9.rdunlap@xenotime.net>

On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 12:21:02PM -0800, Randy Dunlap wrote:

> I don't know what you asked Joe to change, but asking someone to use
> the documented canonical patch format:

> <quote>
> The canonical patch subject line is:

>     Subject: [PATCH 001/123] subsystem: summary phrase
> </quote>

> should be fine.  And there is no need for printf-ish templates
> for this in MAINTAINERS either.

That's exactly what I asked him to do.  He said he's not willing to use
anything for "subsystem" which can't be automatically generated.

The formats I mentioned because some subsystems have their own things
within this format like "subsystem: driver:" or whatever.  While it's
probably not an issue for the sort of patch Joe generates if we do have
a tool for this I'd expect it'll go the same way that checkpatch does
and get used by people doing more specific work.  It'd be good to try to
head off the friction that may cause by at least having an idea how we
might cope with that.

  parent reply index

Thread overview: 100+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-11-15  3:04 [PATCH 00/44] remove unnecessary semicolons Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 01/44] arch/arm: Remove " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 02/44] arch/microblaze: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  6:37   ` Michal Simek
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 03/44] arch/um: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 04/44] drivers/cpufreq: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 05/44] drivers/gpio: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 06/44] drivers/i2c: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 07/44] drivers/isdn: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15 19:08   ` David Miller
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 08/44] drivers/leds: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 09/44] drivers/media/video: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 10/44] drivers/misc: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 11/44] drivers/mmc: " Joe Perches
2010-12-05  3:32   ` Chris Ball
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 12/44] drivers/net/bnx2x: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15 19:08   ` David Miller
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 13/44] drivers/net/e1000e: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15 19:08   ` David Miller
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 14/44] drivers/net/ixgbe: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15 16:24   ` Rose, Gregory V
2010-11-15 19:08   ` David Miller
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 15/44] drivers/net/vxge: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15 19:07   ` David Miller
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 16/44] drivers/net/wireless/ath: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 17/44] drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 18/44] drivers/net/cnic.c: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15 19:08   ` David Miller
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 19/44] drivers/platform/x86: " Joe Perches
2010-11-24 16:52   ` Matthew Garrett
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 20/44] drivers/power: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 21/44] drivers/s390/net: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15 19:08   ` David Miller
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 22/44] drivers/scsi/be2iscsi: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 23/44] drivers/scsi/bfa: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 24/44] drivers/scsi/lpfc: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 25/44] drivers/scsi/pm8001: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:27   ` Jack Wang
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 26/44] drivers/scsi/qla2xxx: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 27/44] drivers/serial: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 28/44] drivers/spi: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:57   ` Grant Likely
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 29/44] drivers/staging: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 30/44] drivers/usb/gadget: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 31/44] drivers/xen: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 32/44] fs/9p: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 33/44] fs/ceph: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 34/44] fs/logfs: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 35/44] fs/nfs: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 36/44] fs/ocfs2: " Joe Perches
2010-11-17  0:10   ` Joel Becker
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 37/44] fs/ubifs: " Joe Perches
2010-11-19 13:21   ` Artem Bityutskiy
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 38/44] include/linux/if_macvlan.h: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15 19:07   ` David Miller
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 39/44] include/net/caif/cfctrl.h: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  7:12   ` Sjur BRENDELAND
2010-11-15 19:07   ` David Miller
2010-11-15  3:04 ` [PATCH 40/44] mm/hugetlb.c: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  9:52   ` Mel Gorman
2010-11-15  3:05 ` [PATCH 41/44] net/ipv6/mcast.c: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15 19:07   ` David Miller
2010-11-15  3:05 ` [PATCH 42/44] net/sunrpc/addr.c: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15  3:05 ` [PATCH 43/44] sound/core/pcm_lib.c: " Joe Perches
2010-11-22  6:44   ` Takashi Iwai
2010-11-15  3:05 ` [PATCH 44/44] sound/soc/codecs: " Joe Perches
2010-11-15 11:09   ` Liam Girdwood
2010-11-15 13:49   ` Mark Brown
2010-11-15 17:09     ` Joe Perches
2010-11-15 17:30       ` Mark Brown
2010-11-15 17:34         ` Joe Perches
2010-11-15 18:27           ` Mark Brown
2010-11-15 18:30             ` Joe Perches
2010-11-15 19:07               ` Mark Brown
2010-11-15 19:14                 ` Joe Perches
2010-11-15 19:34                   ` Mark Brown
2010-11-15 19:52                     ` Joe Perches
2010-11-16 10:49                       ` Mark Brown
2010-11-16 14:51                         ` rfc: rewrite commit subject line for subsystem maintainer preference tool Joe Perches
2010-11-16 15:04                           ` Mark Brown
2010-11-16 17:37                           ` Florian Mickler
2010-11-16 18:12                             ` Mark Brown
2010-11-16 19:35                               ` Florian Mickler
2010-11-16 19:55                                 ` Mark Brown
2010-11-16 20:21                                   ` Randy Dunlap
2010-11-16 20:42                                     ` Joe Perches
2010-11-16 20:46                                       ` Randy Dunlap
2010-11-16 23:22                                         ` Mark Brown
2010-11-16 23:28                                           ` Randy Dunlap
2010-11-16 23:50                                             ` Mark Brown
2010-11-16 23:57                                             ` Joe Perches
2010-11-17  0:55                                               ` Randy Dunlap
2010-11-16 23:57                                           ` Joe Perches
2010-11-16 23:01                                     ` Mark Brown [this message]
2010-11-17  0:44                                       ` Stefan Richter
2010-11-17  0:53                                         ` Jiri Kosina
2010-11-17 17:07                                           ` Mark Brown
2010-11-17 21:07                                             ` Stefan Richter
2010-11-17 23:49                                               ` Joe Perches
2010-11-17 19:32           ` [PATCH 44/44] sound/soc/codecs: Remove unnecessary semicolons Pavel Machek

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