Re: [PATCH] Documentation: riscv: add patch acceptance guidelines

From: Paul Walmsley
Date: Sat Nov 23 2019 - 18:50:36 EST

On Sat, 23 Nov 2019, Dan Williams wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 23, 2019 at 3:27 PM Paul Walmsley <paul.walmsley@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > It looks like the main thing that would be needed would be to add the P:
> > entry with the path to our patch-acceptance.rst file into the MAINTAINERS
> > file, after Dan's patches are merged.
> >
> > Of course, we could also add more information about sparse cleanliness,
> > checkpatch warnings, etc., but we mostly try to follow the common kernel
> > guidelines there.
> Those could likely be automated to highlight warnings that a given
> subsystem treats as errors, but wherever possible my expectation is
> that the policy should be specified globally.
> > Is that summary accurate, or did I miss some additional steps?
> I'll go fixup and get the into patch submitted today then we can go from
> there.

I guess I'm still looking for guidance along the lines of my earlier
question: what (if anything) would we need to change about the current
patch to have it work with the maintainer profile documentation (beyond
the "P:" entry in MAINTAINERS) ?

- Paul