Re: about the flood of trivial patches and the Code of Conduct (was: Re: [PATCH 19/25] sched: Use bool function return values of true/false not 1/0)

From: Theodore Ts'o
Date: Tue Apr 07 2015 - 23:22:57 EST

On Tue, Apr 07, 2015 at 01:32:12PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > I propose to send all this stuff though the trivial tree such that maintainers
> > of other subsystems have less workload and newbies (which are supposed
> > to send such patches) know which tree they have to work against.
> > Let's have to well defined and ordered. :-)
> As per the other branch of this tree; an emphatic NO to that. The
> trivial tree is not a backdoor to bypass maintainers. Actual code
> changes do not get to go through any tree but the maintainer tree unless
> explicitly ACKed.

Agreed, I don't want trivial patches to ext4 either (a) polluting my
inbox, or (b) sneaking in behind my back in the trivial tree.

Joe, please just stop the madness.


- Ted
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