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    SubjectRe: Xilinx: hwicap driver comments
    On 2/7/08, Andrew Morton <> wrote:
    > On Thu, 7 Feb 2008 13:54:06 -0700
    > "Grant Likely" <> wrote:
    > >
    > > It went through my tree. Paul pulls from Josh Boyer's tree for
    > > powerpc-4xx patches, and Josh pulls from mine for xilinx virtex
    > > powerpc 405 patches.
    > >
    > > My screw up, sorry I broke the rules. What is the best way to resolve this?
    > >
    > Well I think we'd like to see the patches appear in Paul's tree well before
    > the merge window if poss - that way they'll get a little bit of tyre-kicking
    > and perhaps review via -mm. Kamalesh and I (at least) do perform build-
    > and runtime testing of powerpc.

    Fair enough. I can do so in the future.

    > I would request that Paul copy myself and the main mailing list on pull
    > requests.
    > It seems wrong that the signoff trail for that patch didn't actually
    > reflect reality - it should have had both Josh's and Paul's signoffs. That
    > would require that the changelog be altered during git->git transfers which
    > I expect is just incompatible with the way git works (as far as I dimly
    > understand it).
    > It never hurts to send a patch to lkml even if you believe it isn't of
    > general interest. People will pass an idle eye across it, and things might
    > get picked up, yielding improvements. Plus more people know about its
    > existence. Probably this is more the case for something which resides
    > under drivers/char/ than with something which resides in arch/powerpc/...



    Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
    Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.

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