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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] PCI: al: Add Amazon Annapurna Labs PCIe host controller driver
On Wed, Mar 27, 2019 at 09:52:15AM +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Tue, 2019-03-26 at 15:58 +0000, Lorenzo Pieralisi wrote:
> > > We did that internally. You really don't want me telling engineers to
> > > post to the list *first* without running things by me to get the basics
> > > right. Not to start with, at least.
> >
> > Hi David,
> >
> > I am obviously in favour of internal review and I do not question it was
> > carried out internally, I just kindly ask developers to drop review tags
> > given internally when going to public mailing lists - I understand it is
> > churn for you but I prefer them to be given explicitly.
>
> Sure, I've provided mine in public now.
>
> I will attempt to remember your preference, although I'm not sure I
> think it's necessary.
>
> What's the failure mode we're protecting against here? That my
> engineers are lying and have *faked* my reviewed-by tag?
>
> Don't you think I'd *eat* them if I ever found that happening?

As I wrote above, I did not question the internal review process at all,
we do internal review at ARM too in preparation for posting publicly but
I think the patches review should take place on public mailing lists and
tags should be given accordingly, that's it.

You may see it as churn, fair enough, it is not a big deal either.

> What's next? That you only accept such tags in signed email, so that
> the dishonest engineer in question can't *fake* an email from me to the
> list? They know I'm afflicted by Exchange so they can always send that
> fake message with a message-id matching another message they know is
> already in my inbox, so Exchange will helpfully discard theirs. :)

There is nothing next :) - I just would like to see patches discussions
and reviews taking place on linux-pci@vger.kernel.org for PCI patches,
I do not think I am asking too much.

Thanks,
Lorenzo

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