Am Sun, 17 May 2015 09:11:18 +0200
schrieb Sven Eckelmann <sven(a)narfation.org>:
> Why are you sending a patch from Linus? And this patch
> apply on current master or next.
Just to make it more clear: I think it is not a problem to pick up
some old patch from someone else when the original author has no
problem with it. But taking a patch from someone else and then
without any additional information claiming to be the author is a
rather bad move.
It is a old patch which is fixed to apply to the latest stable
I talk to Simon yesterday, that it would be nice if the freifunker does
not need to ship this patch in any installation, since we start to setup
custom repos with this patch included and so on...
Else all freifunk-firmwares include this patch, this should be stable.
It is even worse that the informative commit subject + message was
dropped. There is also no information what you've changed before your
signed-off-by (which is also missing).
Yes, I removed it, since the last patches I
found on this mailinglist
does not have this information-part. So I thought this is the given
form for this mailinglist. (There is no information about that on the
I know this patch and discussion, I've read it yesterday with Simon and
he asked me to send our version of the patch to the mailinglist.