Paul Campbell wrote: > Four of the eight original authors now have dead email addresses. As I > found out when I started getting the mail bounces when I started > sending these patches out. Would it be acceptable for those patches to > leave the From line, add a Based-on-patch-by and then sign of myself?
It's always nice to get the original author's sign-off, but if you can certify what's stated in the DCO1.1 (from Documentation/SubmittingPatches) then just adding your sign-off is fine. Please still keep the original authorship in that case, and no need to add a Based-on-patch-by line. Thanks, Jonathan -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html