lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2007]   [Oct]   [9]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH] Documentation/patch-tags V2
On Tue, 09 Oct 2007 10:59:42 -0600 Jonathan Corbet wrote:

> Here's a new version of the patch-tags document. I've incorporated
> comments from Randy Dunlap, Stefan Richter, and Neil Brown, though I
> have retained, for now, the more verbose process discussion that Neil
> didn't like.
>
> Comments?
>
> jon
>
> --
>
> Document the tags used with kernel patches
>
> Signed-off-by: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/patch-tags b/Documentation/patch-tags
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..d955fa2
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/Documentation/patch-tags
> @@ -0,0 +1,81 @@
> +Patches headed for the mainline may contain a variety of tags documenting
> +who played a hand in (or was at least aware of) its progress. All of these

s/its/their/

> +tags have the form:
> +
> + Something-done-by: Full name <email@address> [optional random stuff]
> +
> +These tags are:
> +

[snip]

> +Tested-by: The patch has been successfully tested (in some
> + environment) by the person named. This tag informs
> + maintainers that some testing has been performed and
> + ensures credit for the testers.

?: and provides a means to locate testers for future patches.

> +
> +
> +----
> +
> +Reviewer's statement of oversight, v0.02

[snip]

---
~Randy
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/
\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2007-10-09 19:15    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans