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Date:   Mon, 28 Dec 2020 15:23:02 -0500
From:   Konstantin Ryabitsev <konstantin@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
Cc:     Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>,
        Dinghao Liu <dinghao.liu@....edu.cn>, kjlu@....edu,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@...el.com>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
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 kernel.org 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 patchwork.kernel.org is not the right way
to go about this.

-K

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