Re: [PATCH 1/2] net: fec_main: Use platform_get_irq_byname_optional() to avoid error message

From: Jakub Kicinski
Date: Thu Oct 10 2019 - 20:53:39 EST

On Fri, 11 Oct 2019 00:38:50 +0000, Anson Huang wrote:
> > Hm. Looks like the commit you need is commit f1da567f1dc1 ("driver core:
> > platform: Add platform_get_irq_byname_optional()") and it's currently in
> > Greg's tree. You have to wait for that commit to make its way into Linus'es
> > main tree and then for Dave Miller to pull from Linus.
> >
> > I'd suggest you check if your patches builds on the net tree:
> >
> > git://
> >
> > once a week. My guess is it'll probably take two weeks or so for Greg's
> > patches to propagate to Dave.
> Thanks for explanation of how these trees work, so could you please
> wait the necessary patch landing on network tree then apply this
> patch series, thanks for help.

Unfortunately the networking subsystem sees around a 100 patches
submitted each day, it'd be very hard to keep track of patches which
have external dependencies and when to merge them. That's why we need
the submitters to do this work for us and resubmit when the patch can
be applied cleanly.