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Date:   Wed, 15 Sep 2021 22:19:52 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     Asmaa Mnebhi <>
Cc:     Andy Shevchenko <>,
        David Thompson <>,
        "" <>,
        "" <>,
        "" <>,
        "" <>,
        Linus Walleij <>,
        Bartosz Golaszewski <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        "Rafael J. Wysocki" <>,
        Liming Sun <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 5/6] TODO: gpio: mlxbf2: Introduce IRQ support

On Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 07:27:51PM +0000, Asmaa Mnebhi wrote:
> Hi Andy, Hi Andrew,
> I have a question regarding patch submission. I am going to mimic what Andy has done for v5/6 and v6/6 and send 2 patches in a bundle as follows:
> /* for the cover letter */ : Subject: [PATCH v1 0/2] gpio: mlxbf2: Introduce proper interrupt handling
> Subject: [PATCH v1 1/2] gpio: mlxbf2: Introduce IRQ support
> Subject: [PATCH v1 2/2] net: mellanox: mlxbf_gige: Replace non-standard interrupt handling
> Questions:
> 1) do the subject lines look ok? i.e. sending patches that target "net" as opposed to "net-next"
> 2) would you like me to add a "Fixes" tag to each patch as follows? I am not sure if you consider this a bug?
> Fixes: f92e1869d74e ("Add Mellanox BlueField Gigabit Ethernet driver")

You are posting patches which go into two different subsystems. So you
need to pay special care here. Pick a maintainer you want to merge
this, and make sure you Cc: the other maintainer. Make it clear in
patch 0/X which maintainer you would like to take the patch series,
and that the other should give an Acked-by if they are happy with the

I don't think this should be considered a bug, so no need for a Fixes:

The subject lines look O.K.

Also, please fix your mailer to wrap lines at about 75 characters.


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