[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4] ethdev: fix MAC address replay
iryzhov at nfware.com
Tue Jan 24 15:00:24 CET 2017
Thanks for the explanation.
I tried to find something like that in "Contribution Guidelines" and found
that both "Acked-by" and "Reviewed-by" are just mentioned but not explained.
Meaning of these sentences can be different in different projects so it can
be good to explain it in DPDK development guidelines.
On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 4:21 PM, Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit at intel.com>
> On 1/24/2017 10:09 AM, Igor Ryzhov wrote:
> > Thank you Steve.
> > I never did it before and I don't know if I have rights for that, but:
> > Acked-by: Igor Ryzhov <iryzhov at nfware.com <mailto:iryzhov at nfware.com>>
> Unrelated to the patch itself, but since it has been mentioned, let me
> share what I know, I believe Thomas or others will correct me if I am
> - Everyone can Ack.
> And this is useful information for maintainers, so it is something
> good when more people review and ack. Please do.
> - Multiple ack or review is better.
> - But each Ack does not have same weight, maintainer decides on this
> weight, based on contribution of the person who ack'ed.
> - There is slight difference between Acked-by and Reviewed-by:
> -- Acked-by: Kind of asking for patch to be applied, saying this patch
> is good and please get it.
> -- Reviewed-by: Saying I have done the review at my best and patch looks
> good to me.
> Acked-by has slightly more responsibility than Reviewed-by.
> If you are not maintainer of that field, and not have strong opinion
> about that patch to be merged, it is possible to prefer Reviewed-by
> against Acked-by.
> But overall both are good, and definitely better than not saying
> anything at all.
> > On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 5:21 AM, Steve Shin <jonshin at cisco.com
> > <mailto:jonshin at cisco.com>> wrote:
> > This patch fixes a bug in replaying MAC address to the hardware
> > in rte_eth_dev_config_restore() routine. Added default MAC replay as
> > well.
> > Fixes: 4bdefaade6d1 ("ethdev: VMDQ enhancements")
> > ---
> > v2: Added default MAC replay & Code optimization
> > v3: Covered a case (ex, SR-IOV) where multiple pools
> > exist in the mac_pool_sel array.
> > v4: removed a coding style warning
> > Signed-off-by: Steve Shin <jonshin at cisco.com <mailto:
> jonshin at cisco.com>>
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