[GIT PULL] Mediatek basic support for v3.17

Rob Herring robherring2 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 07:40:32 PDT 2014

On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 8:47 AM, Matthias Brugger
<matthias.bgg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2014-07-15 17:17 GMT+02:00 Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>:
>> On Tuesday 15 July 2014 06:59:13 Greg KH wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 01:11:42PM +0200, Matthias Brugger wrote:
>>> > The following changes since commit 7171511eaec5bf23fb06078f59784a3a0626b38f:
>>> >
>>> >   Linux 3.16-rc1 (2014-06-15 17:45:28 -1000)
>>> >
>>> > are available in the git repository at:
>>> >
>>> >   https://github.com/mbgg/linux-mediatek.git tags/v3.17-next-basic-support
>>> As these are only 7 patches, why do a git pull?  And I know I can't take
>>> pull requests from github, I'm not sure what the rules are for the ARM
>>> SoC developers either...
>>> Just send patches, it's easier that way.
>> We generally prefer pull requests, but patches also work for us.
>> However, one note about the text in the pull request: Matthias,
>> please always try to be explicit about who you want to pull or
>> merge things when you are ready and list in the pull request the
>> other maintainers that have agreed to merging it (or whether they
>> have not sent an Ack yet, which is even more important).
> Ok, thank you for the advice. I will do so in the next pull request.
>> In this case, the clocksource driver needs an Ack from the clocksource
>> maintainers, and the drivers/of/address.c changes need an Ack from the
>> OF maintainers. I assume you have those, but I'd have to first look
>> at the patches to be sure.
>>         arnd
> For the drivers/of/address.c patch I used to have an Ack [1] from
> Grant Likely who told me to merge it through arm-soc. But I deleted
> the Ack after changing the patch because of some comments from Russel
> King [2].
> So at the moment I don't have any Ack anymore.
> I have an Ack for the clocksource driver from Thomas [0]. Daniel
> wanted to merge it through his branch, but because of the changes in
> the OF patch he never did.
> So I suppose I have to get some comments from the OF maintainer about
> the patch, before we can go on with the pull request.

I've now acked the patch in question. If there's no other change to
the pull req, there's no reason to respin the branch to add the ack.


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