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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/16] net: stmmac: Add DW MAC GPIOs and Baikal-T1 GMAC support
On Mon, Feb 08, 2021 at 08:36:33PM +0100, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 08, 2021 at 05:08:04PM +0300, Serge Semin wrote:
> Hi Serge
> I suggest you split this patchset up. This uses the generic GPIO
> framework, which is great. But that also means you should be Cc: the
> GPIO subsystem maintainers and list. But you don't want to spam them
> with all the preparation work, which has little to do with the GPIO
> code.
> So please split the actual GPIO driver and DT binding patches from the
> rest. netdev can review the preparation work, with a comment in the
> 0/X patch about what the big picture is, and then afterwards review
> the GPIO patchset with a wider audience.
> And as Jakub pointed out, nobody is going to review 60 patches all at
> once. Please submit one series at a time, get it merged, and then
> move onto the next.

Hello Andrew
Right, with all that preparation work I've forgotten to Cc the
GPIO-subsystem maintainers. Thanks for noticing this.

Regarding the 60-patches. Please see my response to Jakub' post in the
first series. To cut it short let's start working with that patchset:
I'll rebase and resubmit the rest of the work when the time comes.

Regarding splitting the series up. I don't see a problem in just
sending the cover-letter patch and actual GPIO-related patches to
the GPIO-maintainers with no need to have them added to Cc in the rest
of the series. That's a normal practice. Splitting is not really
required. But since I have to split the very first patchset anyway.
I'll split this one up too, when it comes to have this part of changes


> Andrew

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