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Date:   Fri, 12 May 2017 11:29:05 -0600
From:   Jeffrey Hugo <jhugo@...eaurora.org>
To:     Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
Cc:     Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Dietmar Eggemann <dietmar.eggemann@....com>,
        Austin Christ <austinwc@...eaurora.org>,
        Tyler Baicar <tbaicar@...eaurora.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC 1/2] sched/fair: Fix load_balance() affinity redo path

On 5/12/2017 11:23 AM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 11:01:37AM -0600, Jeffrey Hugo wrote:
> 
>> Signed-off-by: Austin Christ <austinwc@...eaurora.org>
>> Signed-off-by: Dietmar Eggemann <dietmar.eggemann@....com>
>> Signed-off-by: Jeffrey Hugo <jhugo@...eaurora.org>
> 
> So per that Chain Austin wrote the patch, who handed it to Dietmar, who
> handed it to you. Except I don't see a From: Austin on.
> 
> What gives?
> 

Austin and I did the investigations and wrote the initial version.  We 
discussed it with Dietmar, who suggested some significant rewrites which 
we felt added to the readability of the code.  The current version 
posted on the list you've seen was basically written by all three of us, 
so I listed the authors in alphabetical order to properly give credit to 
all involved.

Is there a better way to handle patches which have authorship from 
multiple people?

-- 
Jeffrey Hugo
Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies as an affiliate of Qualcomm 
Technologies, Inc.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. is a member of the
Code Aurora Forum, a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.

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