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Re: Questions on the procedure/policy for patch submission

To: Marc St-Jean <>
Subject: Re: Questions on the procedure/policy for patch submission
From: Yoichi Yuasa <>
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2007 08:38:02 +0900
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On Thu, 22 Feb 2007 15:05:21 -0800
Marc St-Jean <> wrote:

> 1a. Do patches living completely in arch/mips and include/asm-mips only have 
> to be submitted to the l-m.o?

You can see the general rules Documentation/SubmittingPatches in kernel source.
You should submit MIPS part to linux-mips mailing list.

> 1b. If so, does this imply that l-m.o will push them to


> 2a. Do patches which are outside the above directories have the be submitted 
> to the list?

You will be able to find a suitable mailing list in MAINTAINERS in kernel 

> 2b. If so, how are dependencies between the two sets of submission handled 
> during the review process?

If they have dependency, you should add linux-mips mailing list to Cc:. 


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