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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] arm64: allow building with kcov coverage on ARM64
On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 04:44:12PM +0100, Mark Rutland wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 05:20:03PM +0200, Alexander Potapenko wrote:
> > I think it's time to ask now :)
> > If I receive "Tested-by" or "Acked-by" responses, do I need to send
> > out a patch adding them, or should I rely on the maintainer taking the
> > patch to the tree?
> > The first option reduces the amount of work done by the maintainer,
> > while the second one reduces the traffic in the list.
> > Sorry, I couldn't find the answer in the manuals.
>
> It's up to the maintainer, so it varies. The best thing to do is to ask
> the maintainer what they'd prefer.
>
> From my experience, Catalin is usually happy to add tags, so I suspect
> he'd be happy to do so for this patch (assuming he's happy to pick it
> up). I'll leave it for him to say either way.

I usually cherry-pick tags that I see in reply to the *latest* version
of the patch (I have a rudimentary script to do this).

I noticed that there was an ack on v1 form Marc Z that's missing in v2.
Maybe it no longer applies, I can't tell, but I usually expect
subsequent versions of a patch to include all the previously given acks
(of course, if they still apply, sometimes a patch rewrite means
dropping those tags).

--
Catalin

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