Re: [PATCH V10 0/4] PCIe support for Samsung Exynos5440 SoC

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Fri Jun 21 2013 - 10:16:19 EST

On Friday 21 June 2013, Jason Cooper wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 10:30:47AM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > On Friday 21 June 2013, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> > > I am by far not an expert on how to solve merge strategies and so on,
> > > but to avoid conflicts at Linus's level while merging the arm-soc and
> > > pci trees, it would be better if this Samsung PCIe driver could go
> > > through arm-soc (with Bjorn ACK, of course), so that Arnd/Olof can
> > > make sure the ordering is correct with regard to the of/pci changes and
> > > the mvebu/pci driver.
> >
> > Yes, good point.
> >
> > The alternative would be that Bjorn also takes the PCI branch dependencies
> > that are already in arm-soc into his tree. Either way works, but I agree
> > that what you suggest would be simpler.
> Yes, that is why we did it this way. It was my understanding based on
> previous comments by yourself and LinusW that you both had patches
> depending on (now called) mvebu/of_pci. So we got it into arm-soc
> early so those branches could depend on it.

Right. I wasn't paying enough attention for the early merges that
Olof did.

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