[GIT PULL] at91: fixes for 3.19 #1 (bis)

Nicolas Ferre nicolas.ferre at atmel.com
Mon Jan 12 08:52:48 PST 2015

Le 12/01/2015 16:59, Arnd Bergmann a écrit :
> On Monday 12 January 2015 16:08:14 Nicolas Ferre wrote:
>> Le 11/01/2015 22:12, Olof Johansson a écrit :
>>> On Fri, Jan 09, 2015 at 10:02:50AM +0100, Nicolas Ferre wrote:
>>>> Le 08/01/2015 23:41, Olof Johansson a écrit :
>>>>> On Mon, Jan 05, 2015 at 12:14:37PM +0100, Nicolas Ferre wrote:
>>>>> This is the only fix among these patches, isn't it? The others seem to
>>>>> be code removals/cleanups better targeted for 3.20, as far as I can tell.
>>>> Well, this is why I sent the first version of this pull-request very
>>>> early in the process. I didn't have the possibility to re-send it
>>>> earlier on top of -rc1 until this pull-request.
> I think this was a bit of a communication problem. I thought about
> applying the first pull request you sent for this, but then Kevin
> commented that it would be better to rebase it on top of -rc1.
> That made sense at the time, except then we all got caught by
> surprise by Christmas and suddenly it was -rc4 ;-)

Exactly, by surprise like every year ;-)

>>> Since you mention that you have more fixes coming (why hold off on them?), do
>>> you want me to cherry-pick over that one fix to our fixes branch, or can you
>>> queue it with the other fixes when you send them up?
>> Fair enough, I build a new "at91: fixes for 3.19 #1 (ter)" with tree
>> more patches right now.
> This seems for the best now. This kind of late cleanup that depends on
> multiple branches going in first happens occasionally and it's never
> nice whichever way you try to handle it.
> The only recommendation I have for the future is to discuss the merge
> strategy with us before the merge window instead of holding back patches
> that have other dependencies. I don't really mind merging them as a
> late branch into -rc1 if I know about them, but we should never plan
> to merge any non-bugfix patches later than -rc2.

Sure. I'll try to do better next time.
I began to create the at91-3.20-cleanup branch with this late material
and all will be fine anyway.

Thanks, bye.
Nicolas Ferre

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