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Date:   Mon, 28 Dec 2020 15:23:02 -0500
From:   Konstantin Ryabitsev <>
To:     Florian Fainelli <>
Cc:     Jakub Kicinski <>, Andrew Lunn <>,
        Dinghao Liu <>,,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Jesse Brandeburg <>,
        Arnd Bergmann <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: ethernet: Fix memleak in ethoc_probe

On Thu, Dec 24, 2020 at 01:57:40PM -0800, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> >> Konstantin, would you be willing to mod the instance of
> >> patchwork to populate Fixes tags in the generated mboxes?
> > 
> > I'd really rather not -- we try not to diverge from project upstream if at all
> > possible, as this dramatically complicates upgrades.
> Well that is really unfortunate then because the Linux developer
> community settled on using the Fixes: tag for years now and having
> patchwork automatically append those tags would greatly help maintainers.

I agree -- but this is something that needs to be implemented upstream.
Picking up a one-off patch just for is not the right way
to go about this.


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