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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/12] FS-Cache: Generic filesystem caching facility
David wrote:
> > Maybe on the fourth or fifth time it'll occur you to put it into the
> > changelog.
> But that's not what's changed.

Just a guess - perhaps the following clarifies this point of confusion:

The "changelog" isn't so much for what you've changed, relative to the
previous version of that patch. It is for what will go into the Linux
change history for this patch, when accepted.

To quote Documentation/SubmittingPatches, which calls this the
"explanation body":

The explanation body will be committed to the permanent source
changelog, so should make sense to a competent reader who has long
since forgotten the immediate details of the discussion that might
have led to this patch.

I won't rest till it's the best ...
Programmer, Linux Scalability
Paul Jackson <> 1.925.600.0401
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