Re: [PATCH 0/2] mfd: MAX8997: Support irq domain for Maxim MAX8997

From: Greg KH
Date: Thu May 10 2012 - 19:52:39 EST

On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 08:45:23AM +0900, Chanwoo Choi wrote:
> On 05/11/2012 03:20 AM, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 07:54:48PM +0900, Chanwoo Choi wrote:
> >> This patchset add support irq domain for Maxim MAX8997 interrupts.
> >>
> >> The first patch is based on patch written by Thomas Abraham and fix
> >> two bug which set max8997->irq_domain instead of NULL pointer and
> >> correct wrong parameter by Chanwoo Choi.
> >> -
> >> The second patch use irq domain for MAX8997 muic interrupt instead
> >> of irq_base in platform data of MAX8997 driver.
> >>
> >> But, I posted following patchset related to MAX8997 driver.
> >> This patchset support Extcon framework in extcon-max8997 driver to
> >> control external connector instead of max8997-muic driver. So, first
> >> patch add MAX8997 extcon driver(drivers/extcon/extcon-max8997.c) and
> >> last patch remove old MAX8997 muic driver(drivers/misc/max8997-muic.c).
> >> -
> >>
> >> This patchset was applied in below git repository of Greg Kroah-Hartman.
> >> -;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/driver-core-next
> >>
> >> I think that this patchset should be applied on the git repository
> >> of Greg Kroah-Hartman to remove possible conflict issue when merged.
> >
> > That's fine with me, should the MFD maintainer have been copied on this
> > to get his signed-off-by on it?
> >
> I knew that first patch written by Thomas Abraham has been already
> confirmed ack message from MFD maintainer(Samuel Ortiz
> <sameo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>). You can check it on first patch and below git
> repository of Mark Brown.

Ok, but why didn't you cc: him and everyone else who acked and
signed-off on that patch?

> The below patch has occurred build break, so it was reverted by Mark
> Brown. And then I did post this patchset with bug fix.

So does that mean this one is ok, but the older one isn't?

confused, what exactly should I do here?

greg k-h
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