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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 0/8] Consolidate cpuidle functionality
    Arnd Bergmann <> writes:

    > On Tuesday 20 March 2012, Robert Lee wrote:
    >> This patch series moves various functionality duplicated in platform
    >> cpuidle drivers to the core cpuidle driver. Also, the platform irq
    >> disabling was removed as it appears that all calls into
    >> cpuidle_call_idle will have already called local_irq_disable().
    >> These changes have been pulled into linux-next.
    >> Len, Andrew, can a request be made for Linus to pull these changes?
    > FWIW, Len seems to be rather inactive on the kernel mailing list right
    > now and generally not very interested in anything outside of x86 and
    > acpi. If he doesn't reply in the next few days and Andrew also isn't
    > interested in handling these patches, I'd suggest you just send the pull
    > request to Linus, with Len on Cc and explain that you tried to send
    > them through him but gave up in the end.

    FWIW, I have not had good luck getting response for proposed core
    CPUidle changes either:

    Maybe it's time that drivers/cpuidle gets a maintainer. With lots of
    discussions of scheduler changes that affect load estimation, I suspect
    we're all going to have a bit of CPUidle work to do in the
    not-so-distant future.


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