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Date:   Mon, 16 May 2022 05:03:35 -0400
From:   "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
To:     Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:     Michael Ellerman <mpe@...erman.id.au>,
        Konstantin Ryabitsev <konstantin@...uxfoundation.org>,
        KVM list <kvm@...r.kernel.org>,
        virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org,
        Netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        mie@...l.co.jp
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] virtio: last minute fixup

On Thu, May 12, 2022 at 10:10:34AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, May 12, 2022 at 6:30 AM Michael Ellerman <mpe@...erman.id.au> wrote:
> >
> > Links to other random places don't serve that function.
> 
> What "function"?
> 
> This is my argument. Those Link: things need to have a *reason*.
> 
> Saying "they are a change ID" is not a reason. That's just a random
> word-salad. You need to have an active reason that you can explain,
> not just say "look, I want to add a message ID to every commit".

So I want to go to my inbox and compare the patch as received with what
is in my tree.  What did I change? And I tweak both the patch content
when applying and the subject so these are not good indicators.  Is this
at all convincing?

-- 
MST

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