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SubjectRe: [PATCH] firmware/efi: export a routine to retrieve efi-variables by GUID
On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 04:10:10PM -0700, Dan Williams wrote:
> > I needed all patches in linux-next _before_ the merge window opened to
> > be able to accept it.
>
> Yes, I know, and as dmaengine maintainer I also hate being ambushed by
> last minute patches, but now I am unfortunately one of those annoying
> people on the other side of the coin.

Then you should know better than to try to go around the well-known
rules :)

> The review has been intermittent until very recently. Given that
> fact, James was understandably not ready to take it into
> drivers/scsi/. So the thought was to leave time for the review to pan
> out and then attempt a post -rc1 merge through scsi or staging.

There are no "post -rc1" merges for staging, it follows the same rules
as the rest of the kernel. Which means that you will have to wait for
.40 before it can be merged, sorry.

> > So, sorry, it will have to wait until .40.
> > Please send me the isci driver and I will be glad to queue it up for
> > staging for that kernel.
>
> We will submit a revised driver in the next few weeks.

Fine, I'll queue it up for .40 then.

greg k-h


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