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

From: Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
Date: Mon Jul 23 2012 - 14:43:50 EST

On Mon, 23 Jul 2012, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> 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:

This one (referenced by the commit changelog of the above) seems to be a
better explanation:

Anyway, I stand corrected.

"One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
Henrique Holschuh
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