Linus HEAD build break

Sebastian Reichel sre at
Fri Nov 6 07:34:12 PST 2015


On Fri, Nov 06, 2015 at 06:53:52AM -0800, Tony Lindgren wrote:
> * Felipe Balbi <balbi at> [151106 06:41]:
> > Belisko Marek <marek.belisko at> writes:
> > > On Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 3:24 PM, Felipe Balbi <balbi at> wrote:
> > >> Felipe Balbi <balbi at> writes:
> > >>> your commit af19161aaed7 ("ARM: dts: twl4030: Add iio properties for bci
> > >>> subnode") breaks build on current linus/master (which current sits in
> > >>
> > >> this commit cannot be found in next. How come it's in linus/master ?
> > > I did post fix but Tony seems doesn't merge it:
> > >
> > 
> > looking at that thread, I have no idea how come the old version was
> > merged in the first place. Tony was clear that it broke build and yet
> > this patch has made its way to mainline and it didn't even go through
> > linux-next, which makes the problem worse.
> > 
> > Now we have a bisection point where the tree (well, some DTS files)
> > won't even build. This is quite messy.
> Yes didn't I drop the patch and pointed out it breaks the build?
> Guys, please stop doing this. Do not merge driver code that has
> not been sitting in linux next at least a week. And for the dts
> changes, please make sure you have proper acks.
> And now we have yet another merge window where things unexpectedly
> break during the merge window because of untested driver changes.
> Please repost the fix and I'll ack it and you guys send a new pull
> request to fix it ASAP explaining how it happened.

mh for some reason I accidently added it to my next branch. I'm not
sure why, since I did not intend to queue it at all. Sorry for the

I wonder why it has not been in next, though. Checking my next tree,
it should have been there since end of September.

-- Sebastian
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