NAK: [PATCH 0/4] switch to upstream's X-Gene RTC

Andy Whitcroft apw at canonical.com
Fri May 16 12:41:50 UTC 2014


On Fri, May 16, 2014 at 06:12:09AM -0600, Tim Gardner wrote:
> On 05/15/2014 09:11 PM, Ming Lei wrote:
> > The X-Gene RTC drivers have been landed -next tree for a while,
> > and will reach 3.16 finally.
> > 
> > So could you guys revert previous out-of-tree X-Gene RTC drivers
> > and take these upstream patches?
> > 
> > The three patches/commits can be found in below -next tree link:
> > 
> > https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/next/linux-next.git/log/?id=refs%2Ftags%2Fnext-20140515&qt=grep&q=Loc+Ho
> > 
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > --
> > Ming Lei 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> Get back to me when these patches are _really_ upstream. And that means
> when I can get them from Linus' repository. Reverting some SAUCE crack
> (that seems to be working) for some other crack that isn't upstream
> doesn't seem like a good way to maintain stability, especially when the
> patch set doesn't even improve on existing functionality.
> 
> I'm comfortable that these patches are making their way upstream, so
> lets not rush it. They ought to be there in plenty of time for 14.10.

Doubly so if they are going to be in v3.16.

-apw




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