Re: [PATCH 10/22] mfd/ti_am335x_tscadc: Add DT support

From: Lee Jones
Date: Tue Jun 11 2013 - 14:42:28 EST

On Tue, 11 Jun 2013, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:

> On 06/11/2013 05:05 PM, Samuel Ortiz wrote:
> > Hi Sebastian,
> Hi Samuel,
> > On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 04:42:30PM +0200, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
> >> In the end I would like not to post a patch with "From: != me" and
> >> don't make change which the original author did not do. Also dropping
> >> their authorship isn't nice. What could we agree on?
> > You probably don't want to change authorship unless the final patch is
> > really far from the original one. In which case you can change it and
> > mention the original author name in the commit log.
> > If you have only made a few changes on top of the original patch, please
> > say so explicitely in the commit log. Don't bother if we're talking
> > about small changes or cosmetic ones. But your commit log has to be
> > readable and clear.
> Commit 06c9494 on of many examples where cosmetic are recorded. But to
> make some progress I rewrite the commit log to resolve this and don't
> add anything to the sign-off area.

If you are submitting the patch, you still have to add your own SOB.

Lee Jones
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