[LEDE-DEV] [OpenWrt-Devel] [RFC] [PULL REQUEST] rt2x00 patches from OpenWrt.org
daniel at makrotopia.org
Fri Jan 13 14:17:01 PST 2017
On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 05:17:23PM +0100, Daniel Golle wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 04:59:59PM +0100, Johannes Berg wrote:
> > > The advantage of pull requests is that author information can be
> > > preserved more easily. Running git format-patch results in most
> > > patches
> > > having wrong SMTP sender information due to the assumption that the
> > > patch author is the same person also submitting the patch.
> > > So in practise, this would either require changing the From: (and
> > > thus
> > > Author) to myself or having most mails eaten by anti-spam measures
> > > due
> > > to non-matching SPF which prohibits my SMTP to send mail on behalf of
> > > the original authors of the patches.
> > >
> > This is completely untrue. If the first line of the *body* of the email
> > is "From: ..." then this is preserved as the author information by git
> > am, and doing so is also the default in git format-patch/send-email
> > when the author doesn't match the email configuration.
> Thanks for the clarification, I'll then submit the patches via
> git format-patch.
I posted all patches on the mailing list and bundled them up on
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