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    SubjectRe: linux-next: manual merge of the msm tree with the arm tree
    On Wed, Feb 02 2011, Nicolas Pitre wrote:

    > The actual problem here is that some people, notably the msm folks, are
    > bypassing the maintainer hierarchy and going straight to Linus for their
    > pull requests instead of asking RMK to pull. We once debated this at
    > some point and it was agreed that completely independent SOC specific
    > code with no dependencies on the common ARM code _could_ go straight to
    > Linus directly if they crave for it.

    I also have no real problem sending pull requests to RMK instead of
    Linus, as long as it isn't a pain. Linus gives clear directions as to
    how his tree works, and when he expects what kinds of pull requests.
    Weird web-based patch tracking systems are a pain. Pull requests from
    git with a fairly easy way to know when they've been pulled are not.

    I also find that is frequently
    inaccessable, and usually slow.

    As it stands, so far, it's been a lot less work for me to send directly
    to Linus, and resolve the issues that come up when they do.


    Sent by an employee of the Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.
    The Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. is a member of the Code Aurora Forum.

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