Re: [RFC PATCH v4 1/3] selftests/x86/sgx: Fix Makefile for SGX selftest

From: Jarkko Sakkinen
Date: Sun Jul 14 2019 - 10:54:24 EST

On Sat, Jul 13, 2019 at 10:29:12AM -0700, Xing, Cedric wrote:
> Please note that your patchset hasn't been upstreamed yet. Your Makefile is
> problematic to begin with. Technically it's your job to make it work before
> sending out any patches. You didn't explain what's done for each line of
> Makefile in your commit message either.

Yes, it is different case to do the initial version of the whole thing
that suggest fixes to it. The latter needs to have more granularity.
Bug fixes in any type of software development should be isolated to
separate change sets. It is just a sane QA practice.

> Not saying documentation is unimportant, but the purposes for those changes
> are obvious and easy to understand for anyone having reasonable knowledge on
> how Makefile works.
> I'm totally fine not fixing the Makefile. You can just leave them out.