RFE: use patchwork to submit a patch

Stephen Hemminger stephen at networkplumber.org
Sat Oct 12 08:19:09 AEDT 2019

On Fri, 11 Oct 2019 12:11:53 -0700 (PDT)
David Miller <davem at davemloft.net> wrote:

> From: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab at kernel.org>
> Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 15:59:49 -0300
> > I can't see how just adding a web interface like github/gitlab
> > would solve any of the above. I mean, the submitter will still
> > need to write a proper subject/description before submitting the
> > patch to the web interface, add the tags, etc.   
> You can actually codify the various fields into a web form with
> help texts etc.
> Things that are mandatory can even be marked required and people
> can't even submit a PR without Signed-off-by: for example.

As someone who has to deal with a corporate busted mail server.
I agree mailing patches is a barrier to entry for many people today.

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