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Date:   Tue, 29 Mar 2022 21:24:58 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
To:     davem@...emloft.net
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, pabeni@...hat.com, corbet@....net,
        bpf@...r.kernel.org, linux-doc@...r.kernel.org, andrew@...n.ch,
        f.fainelli@...il.com, Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
Subject: [PATCH net v3 07/14] docs: netdev: rephrase the 'Under review' question

The semantics of "Under review" have shifted. Reword the question
about it a bit and focus it on the response time.

Signed-off-by: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
---
v3: remove the going back to the end of the queue threat
---
 Documentation/networking/netdev-FAQ.rst | 8 +++++---
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/networking/netdev-FAQ.rst b/Documentation/networking/netdev-FAQ.rst
index e10a8140d642..00ac300ebe6a 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/netdev-FAQ.rst
+++ b/Documentation/networking/netdev-FAQ.rst
@@ -116,10 +116,12 @@ patch. Patches are indexed by the ``Message-ID`` header of the emails
 which carried them so if you have trouble finding your patch append
 the value of ``Message-ID`` to the URL above.
 
-The above only says "Under Review".  How can I find out more?
--------------------------------------------------------------
+How long before my patch is accepted?
+-------------------------------------
 Generally speaking, the patches get triaged quickly (in less than
-48h).  So be patient.  Asking the maintainer for status updates on your
+48h). But be patient, if your patch is active in patchwork (i.e. it's
+listed on the project's patch list) the chances it was missed are close to zero.
+Asking the maintainer for status updates on your
 patch is a good way to ensure your patch is ignored or pushed to the
 bottom of the priority list.
 
-- 
2.34.1

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