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Date:   Fri, 30 Sep 2022 08:13:22 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
To:     Ido Schimmel <idosch@...dia.com>
Cc:     netdev@...io-technology.com, davem@...emloft.net,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 net-next 0/9] Extend locked port feature with FDB
 locked flag (MAC-Auth/MAB)

On Fri, 30 Sep 2022 18:04:12 +0300 Ido Schimmel wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 30, 2022 at 07:52:04AM -0700, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> > On Fri, 30 Sep 2022 17:05:20 +0300 Ido Schimmel wrote:  
> > > You can see build issues on patchwork:  
> > 
> > Overall a helpful response, but that part you got wrong.
> > 
> > Do not point people to patchwork checks, please. It will only encourage
> > people to post stuff they haven't build tested themselves.
> > 
> > It's documented:
> > 
> > https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/process/maintainer-netdev.html#running-all-the-builds-and-checks-locally-is-a-pain-can-i-post-my-patches-and-have-the-patchwork-bot-validate-them  
> 
> Did you read my reply? I specifically included this link so that you
> won't tell me I'm encouraging people to build test their patches by
> posting to netdev.

Yeah, I noticed the link after, but I think my point stands. 

You show someone the patchwork checks and then at the end of the "also"
section put a link on how it's not okay to abuse it. Not a clear enough
instruction.

*never* point people to the patchwork checks, *please*

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