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Date:   Sat, 25 Nov 2017 08:56:23 +0100
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     "Tobin C. Harding" <me@...in.cc>
Cc:     Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>, linux-doc@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@...aro.org>,
        Jani Nikula <jani.nikula@...ux.intel.com>,
        Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@...el.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] doc: add maintainer book

On Sat, Nov 25, 2017 at 08:44:19AM +1100, Tobin C. Harding wrote:
> There is currently very little documentation in the kernel on maintainer
> level tasks. In particular there are no documents on creating pull
> requests to submit to Linus.
> 
> Quoting Greg Kroah-Hartman on LKML:
> 
>     Anyway, this actually came up at the kernel summit / maintainer
>     meeting a few weeks ago, in that "how do I make a
>     good pull request to Linus" is something we need to document.
> 
>     Here's what I do, and it seems to work well, so maybe we should turn
>     it into the start of the documentation for how to do it.
> 
> (quote references: kernel summit, Europe 2017)
> 
> Create a new kernel documentation book 'how to be a maintainer'
> (suggested by Jonathan Corbet). Add chapters on 'configuring git' and
> 'creating a pull request'.
> 
> Most of the content was written by Linus Torvalds and Greg Kroah-Hartman
> in discussion on LKML. This is stated at the start of one of the
> chapters and the original email thread is referenced in
> 'pull-requests.rst'.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Tobin C. Harding <me@...in.cc>
> ---

You dropped my reviewed-by :(

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