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 <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
parent 9fa7eb28
...@@ -405,7 +405,14 @@ person it names. This tag documents that potentially interested parties ...@@ -405,7 +405,14 @@ person it names. This tag documents that potentially interested parties
have been included in the discussion 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 A Tested-by: tag indicates that the patch has been successfully tested (in
some environment) by the person named. This tag informs maintainers that some environment) by the person named. This tag informs maintainers that
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