What to do when a patch set gets no reply for 3 weeks ?

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Tue Sep 29 06:34:05 EDT 2020

On Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 12:26:20PM +0200, Thomas Schmitt wrote:
> Hi,
> i sent my first patch set three weeks ago. See:
>   https://lore.kernel.org/linux-scsi/20200908120207.5014-1-scdbackup@gmx.net/T/#u
> It was made with
>   git format-patch
> and sent by
>   git send-email
> to the addresses which were proposed here. In linux-scsi it showed up
> after a day.
> Then i followed the advise in Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst
>   "Wait for a minimum of
>    one week before resubmitting or pinging reviewers - possibly longer"
> Still no reply yet. Neither to my mail address nor visible in the thread
> display of lore.kernel.org.
> Could some merciful person have a look at my patch set and point me to
> obvious reasons why it does not get considered ?
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> If no obvious shortcomming disqualifies my patches, what to do next ?
> - Ping everybody ?
> - Repost ?

repost it and don't worry about it, maintainers get behind.

Also, I think the scsi list wants developers to help review other
patches, right?  Why not help out with that while you wait for your
patches to be reviewed?


greg k-h

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