Re: [PATCH 0/2] Common struct clk implementation, v14

From: Mark Brown
Date: Thu Apr 14 2011 - 10:01:29 EST

On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 09:39:58AM -0400, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Apr 2011, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:

> > Adding it without anyone using it doesn't solve anything. We need
> > people to commit to producing patches to use it for the next merge
> > window.

> People are simply waiting for the API to hit some upstream tree (like
> yours) before committing to it. You would be in a much better position
> if those patches are in your tree, so that you can tell people: "Here's
> the Git branch with the API in it, so now I'm expecting patches to
> convert clock users to it".

One way of doing this would be to apply the patches to a branch in your
tree which isn't merged into -next and request that architecture
maintainers wishing to make use of the branch pull it into their trees.
That way it'll go into -next with at least one user but multiple
architectures can still work on using it in the initial merge.
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