Re: Who is going to merge it [Was: Re: [PATCH v14 0/17] Add Analogix Core Display Port Driver]

From: Inki Dae
Date: Tue Mar 22 2016 - 19:09:50 EST

2016ë 03ì 23ì 07:52ì Heiko StÃbner ì(ê) ì ê:
> Am Mittwoch, 23. MÃrz 2016, 07:44:59 schrieb Inki Dae:
>> + Ajay kumar with Samsung email
>> Hi,
>> 2016ë 03ì 23ì 07:12ì Heiko StÃbner ì(ê) ì ê:
>>> Hi,
>>> Am Dienstag, 22. MÃrz 2016, 16:19:37 schrieb Javier Martinez Canillas:
>>>> On 03/18/2016 07:53 PM, Doug Anderson wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 11:41 PM, Caesar Wang
>>>>> <caesar.upstream@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Same here, this is the second time I tested this series (first time was
>>>> v6 on October 25 [2]) and I think that has been out there for too long.
>>>>> Tested-by: Douglas Anderson <dianders@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> Tested-by: Javier Martinez Canillas <javier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> So we have 3 tests (Doug, Caesar and me) for the Rockchip side as well as
>>> Javier for the Exynos side based on the most recent drm state.
>>> As said by a lot of people it would be cool to get this merged soon -
>>> hopefully directly after -rc1. The only remaining question is through
>>> which
>>> tree it should go.
>>> I guess there are two basic options:
>>> - Inki takes the series - we could see the Rockchip-Ack being implied but
>>> maybe Mark can provide an explicit one
>>> - Mark takes the series with an Ack from Inki for the shared parts
>>> Inki, Mark do you have a preference?
>> The problem would be that there is no drm bridge maintainer. I think the
>> most suitable person as the maintainer would be Ajay Kumar who is an author
>> of drm bridge framework. Of course, I could take them and have pull-request
>> again. But it seems a little late. Dave had already pull-request.
> I really meant that for 4.7, not for the current merge window. I just want to
> make sure it goes into a maintainer tree shortly after v4.6-rc1, before
> something else changes the exynos-dp again :-).
>> To Ajay,
>> How about adding you as a drm bridge maintainer? DRM SoC driver maintainers
>> would need a person who can manage the drm bridge relevant pathes.
> The previous example (dw_hdmi generalization between imx and rockchip) did
> just go through the imx tree. So either the Samsung or Rockchip drm-trees
> might be enough?

In this case, someone else may send an email again like you "who is going to merge?"
That would be why we need a maintainer.

drm panel is already managed well by Thierry Reding without such confusion.

Inki Dae

> Heiko