[ovs-dev] [PATCH] contributing: Signed-off-by tags should come last.

Flavio Leitner fbl at sysclose.org
Wed Oct 31 18:30:59 UTC 2018


On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 11:02:08AM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> Suggested-by: Gregory Rose <gvrose8192 at gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>
> ---
>  Documentation/internals/contributing/submitting-patches.rst | 6 ++++++
>  1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

LGTM
Acked-by: Flavio Leitner <fbl at sysclose.org>

 
> diff --git a/Documentation/internals/contributing/submitting-patches.rst b/Documentation/internals/contributing/submitting-patches.rst
> index 0ddd24502cc9..1755c8a6691a 100644
> --- a/Documentation/internals/contributing/submitting-patches.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/internals/contributing/submitting-patches.rst
> @@ -157,6 +157,12 @@ Examples of common tags follow.
>    If the author and submitter are different, each must sign off.  If the patch
>    has more than one author, all must sign off.
>  
> +  Signed-off-by tags should be the last tags in the commit message.  If the
> +  author (or authors) and submitter are different, the author tags should come
> +  first.  More generally, occasionally a patch might pass through a chain of
> +  submitters, and in such a case the sign-offs should be arranged in
> +  chronological order.
> +
>    ::
>  
>        Signed-off-by: Author Name <author.name at email.address...>
> -- 
> 2.16.1
> 
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Flavio



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