Signed-off-by/Acked-by convention (was: Add more futex decoding)

Dmitry V. Levin ldv at
Wed Aug 12 21:12:23 UTC 2009

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 01:43:34PM -0700, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > Although my recent commits include this line, strace project has no such
> > written convention atm, so it's time to clear up, is there any objections
> > wrt to this convention.
> I do not think it serves any purpose for us.  We have the git author and
> committer fields and that is plenty.  We do not have formal conventions
> about patches flowing through multiple hands like the kernel project has.

Well, we just do not have the patch flow comparable with linux kernel or git
project.  OK, let's return to this topic when two fields will not suffice. ;)

> We should have clear conventions for commit message formats.

I agree.
Could you amend the README-hacking file about git author field, please?

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