RFE: use patchwork to submit a patch
broonie at kernel.org
Mon Oct 14 22:31:23 AEDT 2019
On Sat, Oct 12, 2019 at 09:19:11AM +0200, Greg KH wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 11, 2019 at 05:35:53PM -0400, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
> > 1. provide a way for someone to submit a patch using a web interface (but
> > still in a way that From: is their corporate ID)
> If you do this, what happens when a maintainer/reviewer responds to that
> patch and says "looks good, but can you change X and resend it?"
> How will they get that message if it didn't go through their email
> system? How will they be able to respond to it?
If they're using their work e-mail address like Konstantin says they'll
get the reply there. Probably any response from them will be some top
posted thing with HTML but this happens often enough currently - people
often use git send-email or something to send but continue using a mail
setup that's not really what's expected for kernel work. Usually it's
not the end of the world even if people get a bit grumpy at them.
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