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SubjectRe: outreachy
On Mon 2017-03-20 11:30:08, Greg KH wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 11:20:32AM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > > > > Hah! That's the joy of being a maintainer of a driver in staging. Even
> > > > > if you filter out outreachy, you are going to get a lot of "basic
> > > > > mistakes" and other type patches cc:ed to you.
> > > > >
> > > > > I strongly suggest, that if you all don't like this type of stuff,
> > > > > either:
> > > > > - work to get the code out of staging as soon as possible (i.e.
> > > > > send me coding style fixes for everything right now, and then
> > > > > fix up the rest of the stuff.)
> > > > > - take yourself off the maintainer list for this code.
> > > > >
> > > > > It's your choice, outreachy right now is a lot of patches, but again,
> > > > > it's not going to keep you from getting the "basic" stuff sent to you
> > > > > in ways that is totally wrong.
> > > >
> > > > Could we get these trivial patches off the lkml? Yes, lkml already has
> > > > a lot of traffic, but no, this is not useful :-(.
> > >
> > > The outreachy instructions say to use the -nol argument to
> > > get_maintainers, which would prevent them from being sent to any mailing
> > > list. However others thought that all patches should be sent to mailing
> > > lists, and so I haven't enforced anything for people who have omitted
> > > -nol. However I have tried to remove bcm maintainers from CC lists on
> > > replies and reminded people not to send you patches,
> >
> > Wonderful :-(.
> >
> > Can we at least make those people put the word "outreachy" in the
> > subject so the emails are easier to delete?
>
> It's easy for you to filter away as-is if you want to to by just looking
> at the cc: list for outreachy right now, don't make a new step for
> people to jump through because you don't want to be bothered. You only
> have 10 more days of it if you want to just ignore any patch until
> then...

10 more days... I can survive 10 more days. I was afraid we would be
stuck with it "forever".
Pavel
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