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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] clockevents/clocksource: Add Marvell Orion SoC timer
On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 05:55:41PM +0200, Daniel Lezcano wrote:
> On 07/08/2013 10:45 AM, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > On Sun, 7 Jul 2013, Jason Cooper wrote:
> >> On Sun, Jul 07, 2013 at 05:30:31PM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> >> I don't mind delaying half of a series so the drivers/ portion can land
> >> in mainline, and the rest can land in the next cycle. But when things
> >> don't go according to that plan, I'd like a little consideration /
> >> flexibility about solving the problem. Especially considering I'm
> >> *trying* to do the right thing by pushing to appropriate maintainers
> >> first.
> >>
> >> Of course, this is a moot point since, as you clarified above, this
> >> dependency doesn't have the hazards typically associated with
> >> out-of-tree dependencies.
> >
> > There is a very simple procedure for stuff like this.
> >
> > Series has parts which go through tree A and B and another larger part
> > for tree C which depends on the A and B parts.
> >
> > So ask the maintainers of A and B to apply this to separate branches,
> > which are based on some commit in Linus tree. These branches can be
> > pulled into C and C can apply the depending stuff on top.
> >
> > Now the maintainers of A and B merge these branches into their main
> > devel branch, can do further fixups and stuff on top. And the whole
> > thing just works without glitches during the merge window.
> >
> > We do this all the time.
>
> Ok, I was about to send to both of you a PR with a common ancestor [1]
> for this patch but finally this patch has been taken for timers/urgent.
>
> I don't have to send the PR, right ?
>
> timers/urgent will be merged into timers/core, correct ?

Sorry for the late reply. I'm crawling out from under my backlog. It
appears

0c1dcfd clocksource: Add Marvell Orion SoC timer

has made it into Linus' tree. Ezequiel, you should be able to base your
series on v3.11-rc[12] to pick this up.

thx,

Jason.


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