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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/5] genirq/affinity: allow driver to setup managed IRQ's affinity
On Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 11:54:00AM +0800, Ming Lei wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 10, 2019 at 05:30:41PM +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > On Fri, 25 Jan 2019, Ming Lei wrote:
> >
> > > This patch introduces callback of .setup_affinity into 'struct
> > > irq_affinity', so that:
> >
> > Please see Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst. Search for 'This
> > patch' ....
>
> Sorry for that, because I am not a native English speaker and it looks a bit
> difficult for me to understand the subtle difference.

I think Thomas is saying that instead of "This patch introduces
callback ...", you could say "Introduce callback of ...".

The changelog is *part* of the patch, so the context is obvious and
there's no need to include the words "This patch".

I make the same changes to patches I receive. In fact, I would go
even further and say "Add callback .setup_affinity() ..." because "add"
means the same as "introduce" but is shorter and simpler.

Bjorn

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