Re: linux-next: Signed-off-by missing for commits in the net-next tree

From: Stephen Rothwell
Date: Fri Aug 16 2019 - 10:31:35 EST

Hi all,

On Fri, 16 Aug 2019 07:10:34 -0700 Gerd Rausch <gerd.rausch@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 16/08/2019 02.15, Andy Grover wrote:
> > On 8/16/19 3:06 PM, Gerd Rausch wrote:
> >>
> >> Just added the e-mail addresses I found using a simple "google search",
> >> in order to reach out to the original authors of these commits:
> >> Chris Mason and Andy Grover.
> >>
> >> I'm hoping they still remember their work from 7-8 years ago.
> >
> > Yes looks like what I was working on. What did you need from me? It's
> > too late to amend the commitlogs...

Yeah, Dave doesn't rebase his trees.

> I'll let Stephen or David respond to what (if any) action is necessary.
> The missing Signed-off-by was pointed out to me by Stephen yesterday.
> Hence I tried to locate you guys to pull you into the loop in order to
> not leave his concern unanswered.

It is OK for SOBs to be missing, I just wanted to make sure that it was
OK in this instance. (Its better that I ask when its OK then not to
ask and find something has gone wrong.)

Stephen Rothwell

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