Re: [PATCH 0/5] Fixes for HiSilicon LPC driver and logical PIO code
From: Olof Johansson
Date: Thu Jun 20 2019 - 09:47:36 EST
On Thu, Jun 20, 2019 at 1:56 PM John Garry <john.garry@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 20/06/2019 13:42, Olof Johansson wrote:
> > Hi John,
> > For patches that go to a soc maintainer for merge, we're asking that
> > people don't cc arm@xxxxxxxxxx directly.
> > We prefer to keep that alias mostly for pull requests from other
> > maintainers and patches we might have a reason to apply directly.
> > Otherwise we risk essentially getting all of linux-arm-kernel into
> > this mailbox as well.
> > Thanks!
> > -Olof
> Hi Olof,
> Can do in future.
> The specific reason here for me to cc arm@xxxxxxxxxx was that I wanted
> to at least make the maintainers aware that we intend to send some
> patches outside the "arm soc" domain through their tree, * below.
That's fine -- but it's usually better to cc us individually in those
cases. We normally go find the patches on the lists if/as needed when
we see them come in as well.