[GIT PULL v2] of: Add of-graph helpers to loop over endpoints and find ports by id

Rob Herring robherring2 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 12:05:57 PDT 2015

On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 10:42 AM, Russell King - ARM Linux
<linux at arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 04:24:47PM +0100, Philipp Zabel wrote:
>> Hi Grant, Rob,
>> Am Dienstag, den 03.03.2015, 08:59 +0100 schrieb Philipp Zabel:
>> > Hi Grant, Rob,
>> >
>> > this series has been around for quite some time now, basically unchanged
>> > except for adding fixes for new users of the API that keep appearing
>> > over time in different subsystems.
>> >
>> > It would be really helpful to get this merged for v4.0. Could you still
>> > make this happen?
>> >
>> > Alternatively, could I please get your ack to allow this tag to be
>> > merged into the other subsystem trees for v4.1 so that patches that
>> > depend on it don't have to wait for yet another merge window?
>> The question still stands. It would be great to hear from you and maybe
>> get this change in at least in time for v4.1.
> Let's look at the history.
> 10-03-2015: This reminder
> 03-03-2015: Pull request (ignored from what can be seen)
> 01-03-2015: Request from Laurent about what's happening
> 27-02-2015: Reminder
> 23-02-2015: Re-base (and version 8) due to conflicts
> 11-02-2015: Reminder
> 22-01-2015: Pull request
> 23-12-2014: Version 7
> During that time, there's not been one peep from Rob or Grant on this.

I've only been copied on this latest pull request and a version from
March of last year which Grant nak'ed. This series did not go to
devicetree list either.

I'll take a look at the series. If there is an explanation of how
Grant's nak was addressed that would speed up my review. I'm not
applying for v4.0 though.


> At what point has there been enough pestering that it's sufficient to
> bypass an apparently uninterested maintainer, who can't be bothered to
> say yes or no to a set of patches?
> For such a key subsystem in the kernel, this is bad.  If Grant isn't
> interested in performing a maintainer role, I'd be willing to pick up
> that function (which'll be ironic, because that's the kind of thing
> that Linaro's been doing to me over the last few years... picking
> stuff off my plate without any discussion or agreement with me first,
> leaving me with almost nothing to do.  No, I'm not pissed at that...
> not much.)
> I guess if you were to submit patches to Andrew, Andrew may take them
> in this circumstance and eventually send them on to Linus.  Andrew?
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