> > On Tue, 2018-03-06 at 08:06 +0000, Winkler, Tomas wrote: > > > > > > > > > On Mon, Mar 05, 2018 at 01:09:09PM +0000, Winkler, Tomas wrote: > > > > > > > > Why you need cover letter? What are u missing in the patch > > > > description > > > > > > If you submit a *patch set* I *require* a cover letter, yes. > > > > It's good but it is not must, you are inventing your own rules. > > As long as the Maintainer is the gatekeeper, you're not going to get very far > with this argument. The fact is that a lot of subsystems have varying rules; > often undocumented, some of which are even in conflict, like alphabetic vs > reverse christmas tree format for includes.
Usually I'm trying to stay in convention of the surouding code even if it's agains my personal taste. I think this particular case was a bit different. > A cover letter is actually one of the more uniform rules. It's referred to in > submitting patches, but not actually documented there. I'm all for cover letters, but for few code line fixes it's more comments then code. What is most important I think I and Jarkko had found finally a common ground. Thanks Tomas