Re: [Ksummit-2013-discuss] [ATTEND] DT, maintainership, developmentprocess

From: John W. Linville
Date: Mon Jul 29 2013 - 14:30:19 EST

On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 03:27:44PM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:

> That said we have the same issue with commits with just two SOB tags if
> a maintainer applies a patch that nobody has responded to. Are they going to
> be regarded as "suspicious" too now?
> And what about trusting maintainers? If Linus trusts them enough to pull from
> them, why can't everybody else trust them enough to assume that they don't do
> bad things on purpose?

Not just Linus -- it's 'turtles all the way down' here. As someone
else suggested, a Singed-off-by in the merge commit should suffice
here. Although, I haven't always made a habit of adding S-o-b to
merge commits either...

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