[PATCH v2 0/7] hwrng: Add support for STMicroelectronics' RNG IP

Herbert Xu herbert at gondor.apana.org.au
Sat Sep 19 18:23:48 PDT 2015

On Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 10:21:45AM +0100, Lee Jones wrote:
> That's not how it works.  It's helpful, more often than not, to submit
> the entire set to each maintainer concerned so they can keep up with
> the general conversation.  By only sending specific patches to
> maintainers you essentially blinker them to the bigger picture.
> As a maintainer you should _know_ that you can't apply patches from
> other subsystems without appropriate Acks.  I'm sure you'd take
> exception to another maintainer who started accepting patches for
> subsystems you are responsible for.  This works both ways.

No you are mistaken.  You should only put patches which have
dependencies on each other in a series.  If the patches can be
applied independently of each other there is no need to have
them in a single series.

Obviously if they can go into different trees then they cannot
have dependencies.

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