netdev patchwork issues [Was: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 0/4] of_get_mac_address ERR_PTR fixes]

Petr Štetiar ynezz at true.cz
Tue May 7 09:01:37 UTC 2019


Petr Štetiar <ynezz at true.cz> [2019-05-07 10:39:18]:

[adding Jeremy to the Cc: loop]

> it was applied[2] to David's net-next tree, but unfortunately partialy, just 9
> patches out of 10, as the patch 05/10 in that series (which is patch 1/4 in
> this series) never reached netdev mailing list and patchwork, probably because
> of some netdev mailing list software and/or patchwork hiccup, very likely due
> to the long list of recipients in that patch and as I'm not subscribed to the
> netdev (due to the high traffic) I'm probably treaten somehow differently.

For the record, I've following in my ~/.gitconfig:

 [sendemail.linux]
    tocmd ="`pwd`/scripts/get_maintainer.pl --nogit --nogit-fallback --norolestats --nol"
    cccmd ="`pwd`/scripts/get_maintainer.pl --nogit --nogit-fallback --norolestats --nom"

and I've sent the patches with the following command:

 git send-email \
	--to netdev at vger.kernel.org \
	--to 'David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>' \
	--cc 'Andrew Lunn <andrew at lunn.ch>' \
	--cc 'Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli at gmail.com>' \
	--cc 'Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1 at gmail.com>' \
	--cc 'Frank Rowand <frowand.list at gmail.com>' \
	--cc 'devel at driverdev.osuosl.org' \
	--cc 'linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org' \
	--cc 'Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org>' \
	--cc 'Maxime Ripard <maxime.ripard at bootlin.com>' \
	--identity linux tmp/nvmem-fix-v2/000*

which resulted just in the following 4 bounces:

 * nbd at openwrt.org (no such recipient)
 * ks.giri at samsung.com (no such recipient)
 * vipul.pandya at samsung.com (no such recipient)

 Your mail to 'linux-arm-kernel' with the subject

    [PATCH net-next v2 1/4] net: ethernet: support of_get_mac_address new ERR_PTR error

 Is being held until the list moderator can review it for approval.  The reason
 it is being held:

    Too many recipients to the message

So maybe netdev have similar moderation stuff enabled, but doesn't send out
this notices back? I've "fixed" the issue with the following workaround:

 git send-email \
 	--to netdev at vger.kernel.org \
	--in-reply-to '<1557177887-30446-1-git-send-email-ynezz at true.cz>' \
	tmp/nvmem-fix-v2/0001-net-ethernet-support-of_get_mac_address-new-ERR_PTR-.patch

That is, just using netdev as the sole recipient and then the patch has
appeared in the patchwork and in the mailing list archive as well.

-- ynezz


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