[LinuxBIOS] r2550 - trunk/LinuxBIOSv2/util/flashrom

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Feb 9 18:26:09 CET 2007

> As for the meaning of Acked-by, I'm not so sure. We currently use
> Signed-off-by as a tagging of "I wrote (parts of) this code"
> (i.e. is has legal importance), and the Acked-by merely as
> "ok, looks fine" indicator (but you didn't write the code).

Signed-off-by means "I am (in part) responsible for this
ending up in thid repo", i.e., you wrote part of the patch
or you were on the path pushing it in.

> Not sure how exactly the Linux kernel folks use these...

Acked-by is used as a comment "looks fine by me" when not
taking direct action yourself.


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