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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 00/20] drop useless LIST_HEAD

On Thu, Dec 27, 2018 at 04:40:55PM +0300, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 25, 2018 at 11:12:20PM +0100, Tom Psyborg wrote:
> > there was discussion about this just some days ago. CC 4-5 lists is
> > more than enough
> > 
> I don't know who you were discussing this with...
> You should CC the 0th patch to all the mailinglists.  That much is a
> clear rule.
> For the rest, Julia's position is the more conservative one.  I was in
> a conversation in RL and they were like, "CC everyone for all the
> patches".  It depends on the context, of course.  If the patches are
> dependent on each other then you *have* to CC everyone for everything.

Agreed.  Ms. Lawall, sending "Cover letter + all relevant XFS patches"
(as you did) was exactly the right thing for us xfs types. :)

For that matter, we prefer to receive through linux-xfs more patches
than necessary (one can send the entire series if one is unsure) than to
go wanting for more context.


> If we really have other clear rules, then it should be encoded into
> get_maintainer.pl so that it's automatic.
> My other question is why do the linux-arm-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> people feel like they need to be CC'd about every driver???  I always
> remove them from the CC list unless it's an arch/arm issue.
> regards,
> dan carpenter
> PS:  Please, no more top posting.

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