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Re: Questions on the procedure/policy for patch submission

To: Yoichi Yuasa <yoichi_yuasa@tripeaks.co.jp>
Subject: Re: Questions on the procedure/policy for patch submission
From: Marc St-Jean <Marc_St-Jean@pmc-sierra.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2007 11:13:55 -0800
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Yoichi Yuasa wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Feb 2007 15:05:21 -0800
> Marc St-Jean <Marc_St-Jean@pmc-sierra.com> 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.

I have read, neither it or the FAQ cover per-architectural issues.

> You should submit MIPS part to linux-mips mailing list.
> 
>  > 1b. If so, does this imply that l-m.o will push them to kernel.org?
> 
> Yes.

Thanks for verifying.

>  > 2a. Do patches which are outside the above directories have the be 
> submitted to the kernel.org list?
> 
> You will be able to find a suitable mailing list in MAINTAINERS in 
> kernel source.
> 
>  > 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:.

I intend to but this wont help the folks on the kernel.org list who won't
see the MIPS specific parts.

Marc

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