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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 03/11] x86/cpufeatures: Add TDX Guest CPU feature
On Fri, Jun 18, 2021 at 05:13:39PM -0700, Kuppuswamy, Sathyanarayanan wrote:
> On 6/18/21 4:39 PM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> > From Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst:
> >
> > "Both Tested-by and Reviewed-by tags, once received on mailing list from tester
> > or reviewer, should be added by author to the applicable patches when sending
> > next versions. However if the patch has changed substantially in following
> > version, these tags might not be applicable anymore and thus should be removed.
> > Usually removal of someone's Tested-by or Reviewed-by tags should be mentioned
> > in the patch changelog (after the '---' separator)."
> >
> > IOW, for the next revisions of your patchsets, you should drop
> > Reviewed-by: tags on patches when they've changed more than trivially
> > because otherwise those tags have no meaning at all.
> >
> > Also, please take the time to peruse the above document on the kernel
> > process while waiting.
>
> I will make sure to remove the Reviewed-by/Tested-by tags for the changed patches
> in the next submission. But, IMO, changes made in this patch is minimal. Nothing
> changed functionally. So, do we still need to remove the tags for this patch?

My note was more of a general reminder: "for the next revisions of
your patchsets" above. I simply replied to the first mail with a patch
changelog.

Also, maybe our documentation text is not really clear. It says "changed
substantially", you understood that as "changed functionally" and I've
seen people complain about smaller things. But ok, let's agree on
functional changes here.

Thx.

--
Regards/Gruss,
Boris.

https://people.kernel.org/tglx/notes-about-netiquette

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