Dmitry Vyukov <> writes:

> On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 9:26 AM, Paolo Abeni <> wrote:
>> On Wed, 2018-02-21 at 16:47 -0500, David Miller wrote:
>>> I have to mention this now before it gets out of control.
>>> I would like to ask that syzkaller stop posting the patch it is
>>> testing when it posts to netdev.
>> There is an open issue on this topic:
>> The current behaviour is that syzbot replies to all
>> recipients after testing a patch, regardless of the test submission
>> recipient list, the idea was instead to respect such list.
> Hi David, Florian, Paolo,
> Didn't realize it triggers patchwork. This wasn't intentional, sorry.

A little-publicised and incorrectly-documented(!) feature of Patchwork
is that it supports some email headers. In particular, if you include an
"X-Patchwork-Hint: ignore" header, the mail will not be parsed by

This will stop it being recorded as a patch. Unfortunately it will also
stop it being recorded as a comment - I don't know if that's an issue in
this case. Maybe we can set you up with Patchwork 2's new checks
infrastructure instead.

> Do I understand it correctly that if syzbot replies to the CC list
> that was in the testing request, it will resolve the problem? So if
> netdev wasn't in CC, it will not be added to CC.
> I will go and fix it now.

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