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Date:   Thu, 31 Aug 2017 03:34:00 +1000
From:   Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au>
To:     Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>
Cc:     Jens Axboe <axboe@...nel.dk>,
        Linux-Next Mailing List <linux-next@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Sagi Grimberg <sagi@...mberg.me>,
        Arnav Dawn <a.dawn@...sung.com>,
        Guan Junxiong <guanjunxiong@...wei.com>,
        Max Gurtovoy <maxg@...lanox.com>,
        James Smart <james.smart@...adcom.com>,
        Martin Wilck <mwilck@...e.com>,
        "Jan H. Schönherr" <jschoenh@...zon.de>,
        "Martin K. Petersen" <martin.petersen@...cle.com>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Philipp Reisner <philipp.reisner@...bit.com>,
        Lars Ellenberg <lars.ellenberg@...bit.com>,
        Roland Kammerer <roland.kammerer@...bit.com>
Subject: Re: linux-next: Signed-off-bys missing for commits in the block
 tree

Hi Christoph,

On Wed, 30 Aug 2017 19:09:36 +0200 Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de> wrote:
>
> They all have singnoffs from the original committer.  It's just
> that we team-maintain the tree and had a rebase.
> 
> Are we supposed to add another Signoff just for the rebase?

From a previous discussion, Linus said:

"On Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 5:28 PM, Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au> wrote:
>
> I would say that if you rebase someone's commit(s), then you are on the
> "patch's delivery path" and so should add a Signed-off-by tag.  

Yeah, I agree. Rebasing really is pretty much the exact same thing as
applying a patch."

So, yes, you are suppose to.
-- 
Cheers,
Stephen Rothwell

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