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SubjectRe: HTC Dream aka. t-mobile g1 support
On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 08:15:10AM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-06-11 at 13:38 +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 05:00:30AM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> > > From: Russell King - ARM Linux <linux@arm.linux.org.uk>
> > > Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 12:49:12 +0100
> > >
> > > > I can not keep up with the number of patches that need to be
> > > > reviewed and ultimately merged. I know this, and I freely admit it,
> > > > and I have done so on many occasions.
> > >
> > > Then split up the responsibilities to other people instead of being
> > > the choke point. Controlling everything isn't so important.
> >
> > Don't you think that I've been trying to get other people to be more
> > involved?
> >
> > - I've been pushing people to send patches to the relevent mailing
> > list(s) and maintainer(s) for years.
> >
> > - I've been pushing people to send their ARM patches to the ARM
> > mailing list rather than directly into the patch system for review
> > (it even has a comment telling people this) so that others can get
> > involved in reviewing them, and sharing that work load.
> >
> > Do you think either have been anywhere near successful?
> []
> > I've been trying to get greater participation
> > but it's just not happening.
>
> I suggest you stop using subscriber-only mailing lists and
> use linux-arm@vger.kernel.org.

This is main point here is to offload Russell.
One way to offload Russell is to have competent people reviewing platform
code for ARM. This is best done by other platform people.
Me and you - we can helpt. But the people where we need higher
involvement are already on the list.

Sam


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