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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/13] staging: add drivers to support Mediatek mt7621 in gnubee-pc1
On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 10:04:33PM +1100, NeilBrown wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 15 2018, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> > This all seems fine. Generally the requirements for staging are that it
> > has a TODO, someone to work on it, and it doesn't break the build. But
> > some of the patches don't have commit message and those are required and
> > some of the commit messages are just the changes you have made not don't
> > describe the actual code...
> Thanks for having a look.
> It seems odd to require detailed commit messages, when we don't require
> the same level of quality in the code.
> Naturally when the driver is moved out of staging a properly detailed
> commit message should be added, but is that needed on the way in to
> staging? At this stage I don't know much more than is already there.
> After I've cleaned up the code I probably will.
> For patch 01/13 you asked "what kind of device this is". The subject
> line makes it clear that it is a "pcie driver". What extra detail did
> you want? Would it be sufficient to just copy the subject line so that
> it appears twice in the commit message?

Ah... Sorry. It's literally a pcie driver. For some reason I thought
it was a device that ran over pcie.

We don't require a detailed changelog, but you have to put something...
Probably just restating the subject and adding that it's for the gnubee1
is fine.

dan carpenter

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