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Date:	Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:26:50 +0200
From:	Veaceslav Falico <>
To:	Tom Gundersen <>
Cc:	David Miller <>,
	netdev <>,
	LKML <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v8] net: set name assign type for names assigned using a
 static string

On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 09:17:07AM +0200, Tom Gundersen wrote:
>On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 8:56 AM, David Miller <> wrote:
>> Tom, even if the patches are sort of independent, they logically
>> belong together.
>> So please number them, and provide an appropriate "[PATCH 0/N] ..."
>> cover letter.
>> Please resubmit these patches with that done properly, thank you.
>Ok. Will do.

Also, it would be really nice if you could send patches as
Doc/net/netdev-FAQ.txt suggests, as lots of us have scripts that parse the
subject to find out which tree to apply/test the patches.

It's also easier than using git notes edit/git send-email --notes :).

Q: How do I indicate which tree (net vs. net-next) my patch should be in?

A: Firstly, think whether you have a bug fix or new "next-like" content.
   Then once decided, assuming that you use git, use the prefix flag, i.e.

        git format-patch --subject-prefix='PATCH net-next' start..finish

   Use "net" instead of "net-next" (always lower case) in the above for
   bug-fix net content.  If you don't use git, then note the only magic in
   the above is just the subject text of the outgoing e-mail, and you can
   manually change it yourself with whatever MUA you are comfortable with.

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