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Date:   Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:11:15 +0100
From:   Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
To:     "Kiyanovski, Arthur" <akiyano@...zon.com>
Cc:     Moritz Fischer <moritz.fischer@...us.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "Woodhouse, David" <dwmw@...zon.co.uk>,
        "Machulsky, Zorik" <zorik@...zon.com>,
        "Matushevsky, Alexander" <matua@...zon.com>,
        "Bshara, Saeed" <saeedb@...zon.com>,
        "Wilson, Matt" <msw@...zon.com>,
        "Liguori, Anthony" <aliguori@...zon.com>,
        "Bshara, Nafea" <nafea@...zon.com>,
        "Tzalik, Guy" <gtzalik@...zon.com>,
        "Belgazal, Netanel" <netanel@...zon.com>,
        "Saidi, Ali" <alisaidi@...zon.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V1 net 2/2] net: ena: update driver version from 2.0.2 to
 2.0.3

On Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 11:42:31AM +0000, Kiyanovski, Arthur wrote:
> Hi Moritz,
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Moritz Fischer <moritz.fischer@...us.com>
> > Subject: Re: [PATCH V1 net 2/2] net: ena: update driver version from 2.0.2 to
> > 2.0.3
> > 
> > Hi Arthur,
> > 
> > On Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 9:19 AM <akiyano@...zon.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > From: Arthur Kiyanovski <akiyano@...zon.com>
> > >
> > > Update driver version due to bug fix.
> > 
> > Wouldn't you want to do this atomically with the actual fix in one commit?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Moritz
> 
> Thanks for the feedback.
> I don't want to add the version to the fix.
> Version 2.0.3 includes all of its content that came before this fix, including features.
> Fixes are cherry-picked to older driver versions automatically using the "Fixes:" directive.
> If I add the version change to the fix, older driver versions that get this fix will become version 2.0.3, which is incorrect feature-wise.

Hi Arthur

I think this points out how useless the version string it, and why
many drivers don't use it.

     Andrew

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