Field "Upstream Status" in patch headers

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Aug 17 12:03:31 PDT 2004


On Tue, 17 Aug 2004 12:02:12 -0700
Jim Gifford <lfs at jg555.com> wrote:

> That's the problem with people's thinking, they expect Tush and I
> submit these patches upstream, if you can submit the patch here, you
> can easily do it on a bug report or the developers mailling list.

Ant that's why I see a benefit to this header.  It then gives you a
decent right of refusal - i.e. don't expect you or Tush to accept and
commit the patch unless it has already been submitted upstream.

Cheers,

Matt.



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