Commit bbb0a424 authored by Jonathan Corbet's avatar Jonathan Corbet
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Document Reported-by in SubmittingPatches

Randy pointed out that the Reported-By tag should be documented with the
others in SubmittingPatches.
Reported-by: default avatarRandy Dunlap <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJonathan Corbet <>
parent 9fa7eb28
......@@ -405,7 +405,14 @@ person it names. This tag documents that potentially interested parties
have been included in the discussion
14) Using Tested-by: and Reviewed-by:
14) Using Reported-by:, Tested-by: and Reviewed-by:
If this patch fixes a problem reported by somebody else, consider adding a
Reported-by: tag to credit the reporter for their contribution. Please
note that this tag should not be added without the reporter's permission,
especially if the problem was not reported in a public forum. That said,
if we diligently credit our bug reporters, they will, hopefully, be
inspired to help us again in the future.
A Tested-by: tag indicates that the patch has been successfully tested (in
some environment) by the person named. This tag informs maintainers that
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