Status of arch/arm in linux-next

Russell King - ARM Linux linux at
Thu Apr 14 10:31:27 EDT 2011

On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 03:20:26PM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 03:31:27PM +0300, Tony Lindgren wrote:
> > I think that 6k lines of new code should wait in the platform specific
> > trees and not get merged until we have some real progress on the
> > consolidation of code.
> > We should make it clear that we're not merging new code except for code
> > consolidation. Looks like some people have missed it despite the
> > massive flaming.
> Personally I had formed the impression that this was an understandable
> reaction on the part of Russell that he was applying to his own trees
> rather than a general policy that was being applied over all of arch/arm.

Given that the non-platform stuff isn't the problem, such a policy has no
effect if its restricted to the core code.

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