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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 3/6] platform/x86: i2c-multi-instantiate: Move it to drivers/acpi folder

On 12/10/21 18:59, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 10, 2021 at 03:40:47PM +0000, Stefan Binding wrote:
>> From: Lucas Tanure <>
>> Moving I2C multi instantiate driver to drivers/acpi folder for
>> upcoming conversion into a generic bus multi instantiate
>> driver for SPI and I2C
>> Signed-off-by: Lucas Tanure <>
>> ---
> You've not provided a Signed-off-by for this so people can't do anything
> with it, please see Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst for
> details on what this is and why it's important.

To clarify this, what I believe that Mark means here is that if you
submit a patch which was originally authored by someone else, then
you should add your own (the submitters) Signed-off-by after the
author's Signed-off-by.

The idea is that each person directly touching the patch (rather
then merging a branch which has the patch) adds its S-o-b to the
patch. You will also always see sub-system maintainers add their
own S-o-b at the end when they pick up the patch from the list
and then apply it to their own tree (and possibly resolve
conflicts or touch up things a bit).



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