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Date:   Fri, 30 Sep 2022 11:28:09 -0700
From:   Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
Cc:     Jiasheng Jiang <jiasheng@...as.ac.cn>, pabeni@...hat.com,
        davem@...emloft.net, tchornyi@...vell.com, edumazet@...gle.com,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Volodymyr Mytnyk <vmytnyk@...vell.com>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: prestera: acl: Add check for kmemdup

On Fri, 2022-09-30 at 09:58 -0700, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Sep 2022 09:43:54 -0700 Joe Perches wrote:
> > > > There's no great way to identify "author" or "original submitter"
> > > > and frequently the "original submitter" isn't a maintainer anyway.  
> > > 
> > > Confusing sentence. We want for people who s-o-b'd the commit under
> > > Fixes to be CCed.  
> > 
> > If a file or a file modified by a patch is listed in the MAINTAINERS,
> > git history isn't used unless --git is specified.
> > 
> > For a patch, maybe the author and other SOBs of a commit specified
> > by a "Fixes:" line SHA-1 in the commit message could be added automatically.
> 
> Yes, git history isn't used, but the Fixes tag are consulted already
> AFAICT. We just need to steer people towards running the script on 
> the patch.
> 
> $ git format-patch net/main~..net/main -o /tmp/
> /tmp/0001-eth-alx-take-rtnl_lock-on-resume.patch
> 
> $ grep Fixes /tmp/0001-eth-alx-take-rtnl_lock-on-resume.patch
> Fixes: 4a5fe57e7751 ("alx: use fine-grained locking instead of RTNL")
> 
> $ git show 4a5fe57e7751 --pretty='%an <%ae>' --no-patch 
> Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net>
> 
> $ ./scripts/get_maintainer.pl  /tmp/0001-eth-alx-take-rtnl_lock-on-resume.patch | grep blame
> "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net> (maintainer:NETWORKING DRIVERS,commit_signer:2/4=50%,blamed_fixes:1/1=100%)
> Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net> (blamed_fixes:1/1=100%)

Yeah, you kinda ruined my reveal.  It already does that.

Of course I did that 3 years ago and I forgot about it.

cheers, Joe

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