[ovs-dev] Merging datapath into the upstream kernel tree

Simon Horman horms at verge.net.au
Fri Aug 6 12:56:22 UTC 2010


On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 12:32:08PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Friday 06 August 2010, Simon Horman wrote:
> > > Any of us at Nicira could sign off on it.  Jesse Gross
> > > <jesse at nicira.com> does the most substantive work on the kernel module
> > > these days, for what it's worth.
> > 
> > That seems reasonable to me.
> > 
> > How about I get a patch together, sign it off myself (as the person
> > who prepared the patch) and then seek another sign-off before re-posting
> > the patch for merging.
> 
> I think it would be more sensible the other way round: The way that the
> Certificate of Origin works (see [1]) works, you should put your S-o-b
> below jesse's to say that everything in the patch either came from
> him (or he knows who) or yourself.

Ok, how about I prepare a patch, and we order the Signed-off-by lines
as you suggest :-)

In related news. I'm was working on a few patches to get the current
code to work with Linus's (post 2.6.35, pre 2.6.35-rc1) tree. Unfortunately
I ran out of Friday before it was done.





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