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Date:	Wed, 29 Aug 2012 21:57:48 +0300
From:	Luciano Coelho <coelho@...com>
To:	Tim Gardner <tim.gardner@...onical.com>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	"John W. Linville" <linville@...driver.com>,
	Eliad Peller <eliad@...ery.com>,
	Arik Nemtsov <arik@...ery.com>, Eyal Shapira <eyal@...ery.com>,
	linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3.6-rc3] wlcore: Declare MODULE_FIRMWARE usage

On Wed, 2012-08-29 at 11:13 -0600, Tim Gardner wrote:
> On 08/29/2012 11:01 AM, Luciano Coelho wrote:
> > On Wed, 2012-08-29 at 08:48 -0600, Tim Gardner wrote:
> >> Cc: Luciano Coelho <coelho@...com>
> >> Cc: "John W. Linville" <linville@...driver.com>
> >> Cc: Eliad Peller <eliad@...ery.com>
> >> Cc: Arik Nemtsov <arik@...ery.com>
> >> Cc: Eyal Shapira <eyal@...ery.com>
> >> Cc: linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org
> >> Cc: netdev@...r.kernel.org
> >> Signed-off-by: Tim Gardner <tim.gardner@...onical.com>
> >> ---
> > 
> > Please add a proper commit message.  And there's no need to put all
> > these people in Cc: in the commit log.  CC'ing when sending the patch is
> > enough (even though for such small patch, the linux-wireless mailing
> > list and myself is enough).
> > 
> > --
> > Luca.
> > 
> 
> What more would you like covered in the commit message that isn't
> obvious from the subject?

It's obvious from the subject, indeed.  But commits with no descriptions
are ugly.  Add something, for example a small "why" would be nice.


> The Cc list comes from scripts/get_maintainers.pl as suggested by
> Documentation/SubmittingPatches: "5) Select e-mail destination."

Yeah, that's correct, but it doesn't mean you should put them as Cc:
tags in the commit log.  CCing when *sending* the email only is enough.
Most people won't really care for the entire lifetime of this patch.
And, come on, the Cc tags take more space than the actual patch.

--
Luca.

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