> 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 

What is most important I think I and Jarkko had found finally a common ground.


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