[PATCH v7 00/17] Introduce ACPI for ARM64 based on ACPI 5.1

Jason Cooper jason at lakedaemon.net
Thu Jan 15 12:04:37 PST 2015

On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 07:02:20PM +0000, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 06:23:47PM +0000, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 04:26:20PM +0000, Grant Likely wrote:
> > > I'll get right to the point: Can we please have this series queued up
> > > for v3.20?
> > Before you even ask for this, please look at the patches and realise
> > that there is a complete lack of Reviewed-by tags on the code (well,
> > apart from trivial Kconfig changes). In addition, the series touches on
> > other subsystems like clocksource, irqchip, acpi and I don't see any
> > acks from the corresponding maintainers. So even if I wanted to merge
> > the series, there is no way it can be done without additional
> > reviews/acks. On the document (last patch), I'd like to see a statement
> There's probably a bit of a process problem here - these patches are all
> being posted as part of big and apparently controversial threads with
> subject lines in the form "ARM / ACPI:" so people could be forgiven for
> just not even reading the e-mails enough to notice changes to their
> subsystems.  Is it worth posting those patches separately more directly
> to the relevant maintainers?

I think it's beneficial to post the entire series as one thread, but to
change the subject line of each patch to adequately reflect the affected



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