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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] omap fixes for v2.6.32-rc3
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On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 12:33 AM, Andrew Morton
<akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Oct 2009 12:26:42 -0700
> Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de> wrote:
>
>> > >
>> > > What kind of issues? __Why would I be interested, where is the problem?
>> >
>> > The obvious-brain-dead-duh kind of issues, like this one.
>> >
>> > The problem is that OMAP devices (like beagleboard) are not booting
>> > correctly right now because of a wrong merge. It has been identified,
>> > tested, and acked, but nobody has picked it up for a pull request, so
>> > it's not clear it will be on -rc4.
>>
>> Has the patches been sent from the maintainer to Linus?
>>
>> Who is the maintainer?  Who normally sends this stuff?
>>
>> > To me it's not clear who should push the patch, it seems it doesn't
>> > belong on linux-omap, so Tony is pushing it through linux-mmc, which I
>> > don't think is the right place. They should be handling mmc-related
>> > issues, not obvious breakage.
>>
>> Well, mmc related breakage is fine to handle :)
>>
>> > In order to keep the engines oiled I think there must be a process to
>> > flag obvious generic breakage so it's immediately picked; maybe an
>> > 'obvious-fixes' tree, or a 'simple-fixes' that has 'trivial',
>> > 'includecheck', and similar, or maybe nothing needs to be done. Up to
>> > you to decide.
>>
>> Andrew usually sends stuff like this at times.
>
> yeah, when in doubt, send it to me.  When not in doubt send it to me
> anyway ;)
>
> I'll take care of bugging the appropriate maintainer or merging it directly.

Ah, that's exactly what I wanted to know, thanks :)

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