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SubjectRe: [ 02/12] Remove COMPAT_IA32 support
On Mon, 2012-03-12 at 07:30 +0100, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 07:49:48PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 01:07:26AM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2012-03-12 at 01:20 +0100, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> > > > 2.6.32-longterm review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
> > >
> > > The subject/first line should include '[IA64]', as in the original
> > > commit. It looks like this has been automatically stripped.
> >
> > Yeah, munging patches to and from quilt and git will cause that to
> > happen at times, it's quite common :(
> Indeed, and I've even changed my patch formats in haproxy to avoid brackets
> due to this issue. The cause is that many patches are sent with a [PATCH]
> prefix and that with Git, either you keep the subject line intact or you
> remove everything that is between brackets. There's the -b option to only
> remove remove tags looking like [PATCH], but my general experience with it
> was not satisfying (I don't remind why). I have added some scripts to do
> this at some points in the process but it's not 100% reliable as can be
> seen here.
> The "funny" thing here is that this comment lacking any IA64 tag annoyed
> me a bit, and I was about to change its name then refrained from doing
> so because I prefered not to keep the original message intact as I did
> not notice the tag went off on my side :-/
> Ben, I strongly suggest that you too switch your practise from "[IA64]"
> to "IA64:" as can be seen on many kernel commits these days.

That is my personal practice. But I copied this subject from the
mainline commit.


Ben Hutchings
Life would be so much easier if we could look at the source code.
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