Re: [PATCH] sb1250-mac: Driver model & phylib update - Kernel

This is a discussion on Re: [PATCH] sb1250-mac: Driver model & phylib update - Kernel ; On Mon, 24 Sep 2007, Andrew Morton wrote: > > Well, this is against Jeff's netdev-2.6 tree which hopefully is not as > > crufty as Linus's old mainline; if it is not possible to queue this change > > ...

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  1. Re: [PATCH] sb1250-mac: Driver model & phylib update

    On Mon, 24 Sep 2007, Andrew Morton wrote:

    > > Well, this is against Jeff's netdev-2.6 tree which hopefully is not as
    > > crufty as Linus's old mainline; if it is not possible to queue this change
    > > for 2.6.25 or suchlike, then I will try to resubmit later.

    >
    > Most of Jeff's netdev tree got dumped into Dave's net-2.6.24 tree. That's
    > the one you want to be raising patches against for the next few weeks.


    OK, thanks for clarification. Then both patches already submitted:

    patch-netdev-2.6.23-rc6-20070920-sb1250-mac-typedef-9
    patch-netdev-2.6.23-rc6-20070920-sb1250-mac-29

    apply cleanly to net-2.6.24 one on top of the other in this order.

    I can resubmit them -- where? netdev? As I say I am fine with 2.6.25 as
    the target.

    Maciej
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  2. Re: [PATCH] sb1250-mac: Driver model & phylib update

    On Fri, 28 Sep 2007 17:23:00 +0100 (BST) "Maciej W. Rozycki" wrote:

    > On Mon, 24 Sep 2007, Andrew Morton wrote:
    >
    > > > Well, this is against Jeff's netdev-2.6 tree which hopefully is not as
    > > > crufty as Linus's old mainline; if it is not possible to queue this change
    > > > for 2.6.25 or suchlike, then I will try to resubmit later.

    > >
    > > Most of Jeff's netdev tree got dumped into Dave's net-2.6.24 tree. That's
    > > the one you want to be raising patches against for the next few weeks.

    >
    > OK, thanks for clarification. Then both patches already submitted:
    >
    > patch-netdev-2.6.23-rc6-20070920-sb1250-mac-typedef-9
    > patch-netdev-2.6.23-rc6-20070920-sb1250-mac-29
    >
    > apply cleanly to net-2.6.24 one on top of the other in this order.




    hm, I found a patch at the end of an email trail which is datestamped Sep
    20 here which appears to match the first one you mentioned, but I'm having
    trouble working out what patch subject your "sb1250-mac" maps onto.

    This is why I make the patch filenames map directly from the patch titles,
    so I end up with files like
    optimize-x86-page-faults-like-all-other-achitectures-and-kill-notifier-cruft.patch.
    Verbose, but it reduces confusion and mistakes.

    > I can resubmit them


    That's always a good choice. Patches which are dangling at the end of an email
    discussion often don't get merged: it is unclear to the receiveing party that
    the discussion has terminated, and I'm never terribly confident in the testing
    level of a patch which obviously got modified two minutes before it was sent.

    > -- where? netdev? As I say I am fine with 2.6.25 as
    > the target.


    jeff, netdev, me?
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