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Date:   Mon, 28 Dec 2020 16:14:17 -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 Mon, Dec 28, 2020 at 01:05:26PM -0800, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> On 12/28/2020 12:23 PM, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
> > 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.
> You should be able to tune this from the patchwork administrative
> interface and add new tags there, would not that be acceptable?

Oh, oops, I got confused by the mention of a rejected upstream patch -- I
didn't realize that this is already possible with a configuration setting.

Sure, I added a match for ^Fixes: -- let me know if it's not doing the right


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