Re: [PATCH] ver_linux: uniform output across various linux distros

From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Sep 29 2015 - 12:43:30 EST

On Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 06:36:12PM +0300, Alexander Kapshuk wrote:
> I've reread 'Documentation/SubmittingPatches', and opted for method 1
> to create the patch.
> When you mentioned about the patch changing the formatting, were you
> referring to the formatting of the actual script, or the output the
> script generated? If it's the former, I'm not sure I'm clear on how to
> keep separate the changes made to the code base from the changes in
> the formatting of the new code base introduced by these changes. If
> it's the latter, the overall output generated by the script is mostly
> identical to that generated by the original implementation.
> If the patch below is still off the mark, I apologise for that, and
> would appreciate being pointed out what else needs changing, when you
> have the time. I understand you having more pressing matters to attend
> to.
> Signed-off-by: Alexander Kapshuk <alexander.kapshuk@xxxxxxxxx>

This is the "oddest" changelog comments I've ever seen for a patch, it
doesn't describe what it is doing at all :)

Please fix up, and resend the whole thing correctly, so we can review


greg k-h
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