On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 11:00:12AM +0100, Harald Geyer wrote: > Mark Brown writes:
> > No, a content free ping is when you just send a reply saying something > > to the effect of "hey, what's going on with this?". > Well, I did quote the entire patch and gave a summary of the status > as far as I know it. So I really don't understand why I got the > "no content free pings" response ... Which just boils down to a "what's going on with this" message. > > As I said in my > > reply best case the answer is going to be "I have no idea, you need to > > resend since I'll need the patch to do anything with it" and worst case > > it just won't get seen at all if the thing really did get buried > > somehow. > So you are saying you don't want pings as followups to patches at all, if > the patch is old enough that it probably got lost? > I guess that would make sense too, but again it's not obvious to read > the canned response that way. No, I'm saying don't send pings at all. Resend patches if you think they've got lost, and as normal when you're sending a patch it should start off a new thread. The goal is to send something that can be directly acted on when it's seen rather than requring another round of mails.
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