From: Al Viro
Date: Tue Oct 23 2012 - 21:56:14 EST

On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 04:02:49AM +0300, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 12:25 AM, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>
> >> It is spelled:
> >>
> >> git notes add -m <comment> SHA1
> >
> > Cool!
> Don't use them for anything global.
> Use them for local codeflow, but don't expect them to be distributed.
> It's a separate "flow", and while it *can* be distributed, it's not
> going to be for the kernel, for example. So no, don't start using this
> to ack things, because the acks *will* get lost.

How about git commit --allow-empty, with
"belated ACK for <commit>

Acked-by: <...>
" as commit message? I mean, that ought to work and propagate sanely,
but I'm really not sure if that's something in a good taste and should
be allowed as a common practice...
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