Patch Review Process?

Greg KH greg at
Sun Sep 5 11:13:36 EDT 2021

On Sat, Sep 04, 2021 at 07:45:19PM -0500, Andrew D Adamson wrote:
> I've seen lots of blogs, keynotes, and docs on the process for
> submitting patches, but I can't really find a write up on how the
> review process works. Is there a best practice for finding patches
> pending review other than watching the all mailing lists? I saw the
> server can track patches with 'action pending' but
> I'm not sure if that means it needs review or a maintainer to accept it.

Watch the mailing list for most subsystems.  For others, they use
patchwork, but it all depends on the subsystem.  Ask on the
subsystem-specific list if you want to know what they use.

hope this helps,

greg k-h

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