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Thomas Schmitt scdbackup at
Mon Sep 6 05:04:48 EDT 2021


> 1. When submitting the patch should I include you in the copy
> as the original author?

I guess this is more a question for the experienced patch submitters.
My cheat sheet points to

The code change is trivial enough that i do not claim authorship.
So how about

  Suggested-by: Thomas Schmitt <scdbackup at>

I found the bug and suggested an obvious fix.

The most kernel merit i can claim is that i grepped through the kernel
sources for callers of iso_date() and found them all ready for the change
of result type.
So maybe

  Co-developed-by: Thomas Schmitt <scdbackup at>
  Signed-off-by: Thomas Schmitt <scdbackup at>

But on the other hand you should verify my claims in 0000-cover-letter.patch
before posting your patch. A year has passed since i did my research and
So my statements create not more authorship than a detailed bug report would

Have a nice day :)


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