Re: about the flood of trivial patches and the Code of Conduct

From: Peter Hurley
Date: Tue Apr 07 2015 - 09:22:12 EST

On 04/07/2015 07:18 AM, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 07, 2015 at 11:12:46AM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>>> Pointing out this truth and protecting against such abusive flood of
>>> trivial patches is not against the code of conduct I signed.
>> I totally agree, it's not "against" the code of conflict that I
>> helped write.
>> Joe, you know better than to send trivial stuff to maintainers who
>> don't want it. Send it through the trivial maintainer for
>> subsystems that have expressed annoyance at this, it's not the first
>> time this has happened.
> I argue that they should not be sent _at all_ in such cases, not even
> via the trivial tree: firstly because typically I'll pick up the bits
> from the trivial tree as well, and secondly because most of the
> arguments I listed against bulk trivial commits (weaker bisectability,
> taking up reviewer bandwidth, taking up Git space, etc.) still stand.

And requires backports for -stable.

Peter Hurley
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