Re: [PATCH 1/3] [ARM] msm_serial: serial driver for MSM7K onboard serial peripheral.

From: Brian Swetland
Date: Thu Jun 18 2009 - 15:29:57 EST

On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 2:20 AM, Alan Cox<alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Jun 2009 17:31:13 -0700
> Brian Swetland <swetland@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> From: Robert Love <rlove@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Provides support for the "lowspeed" UARTs on the MSM7k and QSD8k
>> family of SoCs from Qualcomm. ÂSerial console support included.
>> Signed-off-by: Robert Love <rlove@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Signed-off-by: Brian Swetland <swetland@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Acked-by: Pavel Machek <pavel@xxxxxx>
> If you fold other peoples patches into something please preserve the
> authorship data and preferably keep the two patches separated as it
> otherwise causes merge problems if stuff (eg the serial patches) goes via
> two trees at once.

Ah, sorry about that -- I can resend the revised patch that your patch
applies against (but without your changes merged in). Previously, for
the ARM stuff I got the impression that a single patch folding small
changes in was preferred, but I may have misunderstood the workflow.

> At the moment the ttydev tree has
> Â Â Â Â-> your original -> my (intel's I guess) fixes ->
> and if the updated one also went in via the arm tree git can't always
> figure out what is going on.
> If its only going by one path and you know that then just adding an
> additional note on the authorship of updates is fine but this being
> serial/tty and ARM is likely to hit both trees.
> Alan
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