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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.19 092/190] drm/nouveau: Dont WARN_ON VCPI allocation failures
On Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 10:46:27AM -0400, Sasha Levin wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 09:33:36AM -0400, Ilia Mirkin wrote:
> > Hi Greg,
> >
> > This feels like it's missing a From: line.
> >
> > commit b513a18cf1d705bd04efd91c417e79e4938be093
> > Author: Lyude Paul <lyude@redhat.com>
> > Date: Mon Jan 28 16:03:50 2019 -0500
> >
> > drm/nouveau: Don't WARN_ON VCPI allocation failures
> >
> > Is this an artifact of your notification-of-patches process and I
> > never noticed before, or was the patch ingested incorrectly?
>
> It was always like this for patches that came through me. Greg's script
> generates an explicit "From:" line in the patch, but I never saw the
> value in that since git does the right thing by looking at the "From:"
> line in the mail header.
>
> The right thing is being done in stable-rc and for the releases. For
> your example here, this is how it looks like in the stable-rc tree:
>
> commit bdcc885be68289a37d0d063cd94390da81fd8178
> Author: Lyude Paul <lyude@redhat.com>
> AuthorDate: Mon Jan 28 16:03:50 2019 -0500
> Commit: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> CommitDate: Fri Sep 13 14:05:29 2019 +0100
>
> drm/nouveau: Don't WARN_ON VCPI allocation failures

Yeah, we should fix your scripts to put the explicit From: line in here
as we are dealing with patches in this format and it causes confusion at
times (like now.) It's not the first time and that's why I added those
lines to the patches.

thanks,

greg k-h

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