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Date:   Wed, 11 Sep 2019 11:31:48 -0400
From:   Vivien Didelot <>
To:     Robert Beckett <>
Cc:, Andrew Lunn <>,
        Florian Fainelli <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/7] net: dsa: mv88e6xxx: features to handle network

Hi Robert,

On Wed, 11 Sep 2019 10:46:05 +0100, Robert Beckett <> wrote:
> > Feature series targeting netdev must be prefixed "PATCH net-next". As
> Thanks for the info. Out of curiosity, where should I have gleaned this
> info from? This is my first contribution to netdev, so I wasnt familiar
> with the etiquette.
> > this approach was a PoC, sending it as "RFC net-next" would be even
> > more
> > appropriate.

Netdev being a huge subsystem has specific rules for subject prefix or merge
window, which are described in Documentation/networking/netdev-FAQ.rst

Thank you,


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