On Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 05:44:39PM -0400, Martin K. Petersen wrote:
One pet peeve I have is that people are pretty bad at indicating the
intended target tree. I often ask for it in private mail but the
practice doesn't seem to stick. I spend a ton of time guessing whether a
patch is a fix for a new feature in the x+1 queue or a fix for the
current release. It is not always obvious.
The Fixes tag doesn't help?
Of course, you've never asked me or anyone on kernel-newbies that
question. We don't normally know the answer either. I do always try to
figure it out for networking, but it's kind of a pain in the butt and I
mess up surpisingly often for how much effort I put into getting it