Re: linux-next: build failure after merge of the akpm tree
From: Arjun Roy
Date: Fri Feb 21 2020 - 16:30:03 EST
On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 3:59 PM Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Arjun,
> On Thu, 20 Feb 2020 15:44:28 -0800 Arjun Roy <arjunroy@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 3:43 PM Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Thu, 20 Feb 2020 15:22:04 -0800 Arjun Roy <arjunroy@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I have a possible solution in mind, but it would involve a slight
> > > > change in the SPARC macro (to be more inline with the semantics of the
> > > > other platforms).
> > > > If you're open to such a change, I can send it out.
> > >
> > > Its not up to me :-)
> > >
> > > If it is not too much work, I would say, do the patch, test it as you
> > > can, then send it out cc'ing the Sparc maintainer (DaveM cc'd) and see
> > > what happens.
> > Certainly, I will do so.
> Just one thing: its worth while making it clear to DaveM that you just
> want his Ack (rather than for him to take the patch into the Sparc
> tree) so that the patch can go into Andrew's tree along with the rest
> of the series.
For now since the earlier patches remain in the mm tree (as far as I
can tell here https://github.com/hnaz/linux-mm/tree/master) I have
just sent a fixup patch for the sparc compilation issue to mm-next. I
also indicated the ack request to DaveM.
> Stephen Rothwell