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SubjectRe: PCI patches not being reviewed
On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 10:27:22PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 18, 2005 at 02:20:31AM +0000, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> >
> > Greg, you're merging a lot of patches that aren't going through
> > the linux-pci mailing list for review. Please redirect patches that
> > are sent to you directly so others can also review them.
> I'm sorry, were there any that were recently applied that you feel
> needed more review?

Yes, the PCI Express bridge driver is quite buggy. I also think it's
the wrong approach to take -- weren't you working on a generic way to
have multiple drivers attach to the same device?

> All major ones have been posted to linux-kernel
> first, which, according to the MAINTAINERS file, is the list for pci
> issues to be disccused on. I'd be glad to change that entry, if you
> think it would help out any.

That would certainly help; I'm not sure how anyone has time to read
linux-kernel. Here's a patch:

Index: linux-2.6/MAINTAINERS
RCS file: /var/cvs/linux-2.6/MAINTAINERS,v
retrieving revision 1.34
diff -u -p -r1.34 MAINTAINERS
--- linux-2.6/MAINTAINERS 12 Jan 2005 20:14:52 -0000 1.34
+++ linux-2.6/MAINTAINERS 18 Jan 2005 12:16:43 -0000
@@ -1745,7 +1745,7 @@ S: Maintained
P: Greg Kroah-Hartman
S: Supported

"Next the statesmen will invent cheap lies, putting the blame upon
the nation that is attacked, and every man will be glad of those
conscience-soothing falsities, and will diligently study them, and refuse
to examine any refutations of them; and thus he will by and by convince
himself that the war is just, and will thank God for the better sleep
he enjoys after this process of grotesque self-deception." -- Mark Twain
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