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Date:   Thu, 11 Apr 2019 19:44:31 +0200
From:   Christoph Hellwig <>
To:     Steven Rostedt <>
Cc:     Christoph Hellwig <>,
        Thomas Gleixner <>,
        LKML <>,
        Josh Poimboeuf <>,,
        Andy Lutomirski <>,
        Alexander Potapenko <>,,
        Robin Murphy <>,
        Marek Szyprowski <>
Subject: Re: [RFC patch 28/41] dma/debug: Simplify stracktrace retrieval

On Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 01:36:02PM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> I guess the issue is when you get a 41 patch series, and there's only
> one patch you need to look at. There's times I get Cc'd on patch sets
> that I have no idea why I'm on the Cc. If I skim the patch set and
> don't see a relevance, I simply ignore it.

I sometimes do that as well, but then again ignoring/deleting is easy.
I wish people would think a little more on whom to Cc.  In general
I don't really need a personal Cc for drive by patches - I'll happily
pick them up from the mailing list and actually prefer it that way.
But I have received contrary feedback from people that do want to be
CCed on every little thing.

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