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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH, RFC] Add file describing rules for submitting

From: Blue Swirl
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH, RFC] Add file describing rules for submitting patches
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 18:25:45 +0300

On 4/20/09, Anthony Liguori <address@hidden> wrote:
> Blue Swirl wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I gathered a few common complaints about patch submission, hopefully
> > not too much affected by my consumption of small amounts of various
> > alcoholic substances.
> >
> > Comments, objections?
> >  +SP2.5: Exception: For extremely short and trivial patches (one-line
> > +fixes etc.), the description and "Signed-off-by:" lines may be
> > +omitted, in which case the subject must be appended with the
> > +submitter's name in parenthesis
> >
>  Signed-off-by can never be omitted--even for one line fixes.

I disagree. Changes that are small enough do not create any
copyrightable material, thus they may come from any source.

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