Re: Do need keep mail in thread when sending a new version patch?

From: Randy Dunlap
Date: Mon Jul 23 2012 - 13:29:41 EST

On 07/23/2012 04:34 AM, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:

> On Mon, 23 Jul 2012, Du, ChangbinX wrote:
>> Hi, developers!
>> I have a question about sending patch: If my patch have a new version,
>> do I need set "--in-reply-to" option so keep them in the same thread when
>> sending it? And in which cases should "--in-reply-to" option be set? Thanks!
> Yes, please do it when possible. It groups patches nicely in theaded email
> readers, and it makes it easier for people who are interested in the subject
> to find the new version of your patchset (and all individual patches that
> are part of the same patchset), AND for people who are not interested to
> skip the entire thing.

Please compare to a proposed patch:

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