On Tue, Sep 20, 2005 at 02:18:33PM -0700, Ilya A. Volynets-Evenbakh wrote:
> If you are interested in any patches being accepted into LMO CVS tree,
> you should email patches in question, not URLs. Noone will bother looking
> up your stuff on the web.
Or simply see Documentation/SubmittingPatches:
6) No MIME, no links, no compression, no attachments. Just plain text.
Linus and other kernel developers need to be able to read and comment
on the changes you are submitting. It is important for a kernel
developer to be able to "quote" your changes, using standard e-mail
tools, so that they may comment on specific portions of your code.
For this reason, all patches should be submitting e-mail "inline".
WARNING: Be wary of your editor's word-wrap corrupting your patch,
if you choose to cut-n-paste your patch.
Do not attach the patch as a MIME attachment, compressed or not.
Many popular e-mail applications will not always transmit a MIME
attachment as plain text, making it impossible to comment on your
code. A MIME attachment also takes Linus a bit more time to process,
decreasing the likelihood of your MIME-attached change being accepted.
Exception: If your mailer is mangling patches then someone may ask
you to re-send them using MIME.
I'm doing plenty of the MIPS maintenance work offline, so URLs really