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Date:   Sat, 25 May 2019 10:12:41 +0800
From:   Gen Zhang <>
To:     Randy Dunlap <>
Subject: Re: [A General Question] What should I do after getting Reviewed-by
 from a maintainer?

On Fri, May 24, 2019 at 04:21:36PM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> On 5/22/19 6:17 PM, Gen Zhang wrote:
> > Hi Andrew,
> > I am starting submitting patches these days and got some patches 
> > "Reviewed-by" from maintainers. After checking the 
> > submitting-patches.html, I figured out what "Reviewed-by" means. But I
> > didn't get the guidance on what to do after getting "Reviewed-by".
> > Am I supposed to send this patch to more maintainers? Or something else?
> > Thanks
> > Gen
> > 
> [Yes, I am not Andrew. ;]
> Patches should be sent to a maintainer who is responsible for merging
> changes for the driver or $arch or subsystem.
> And they should also be Cc-ed to the appropriate mailing list(s) and
> source code author(s), usually [unless they are no longer active].
> Some source files have author email addresses in them.
> Or in a kernel git tree, you can use "git log path/to/source/file.c" to see
> who has been making & merging patches to that file.c.
> Probably the easiest thing to do is run ./scripts/ and
> it will try to tell you who to send the patch to.
> HTH.
> -- 
> ~Randy
Thanks for your patient instructions, Randy! I alrady figured it out.


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