Re: [PATCH v2 4/7] ARM: at91/dt: sama5d2: add pio controller node
From: Ludovic Desroches
Date: Wed Nov 18 2015 - 02:25:20 EST
On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 11:15:11AM -0800, Olof Johansson wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 3:06 AM, Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 10, 2015 at 1:30 AM, Olof Johansson <olof@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 11:24 AM, Linus Walleij
> >> <linus.walleij@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>> On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 8:37 AM, Ludovic Desroches
> >>> <ludovic.desroches@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>>> Add pio4 controller node to enable pinmux and gpio.
> >>>> Signed-off-by: Ludovic Desroches <ludovic.desroches@xxxxxxxxx>
> >>> Patch applied.
> >> Please don't merge DT changes through driver trees unless there's a
> >> very specific reason to do so, since it introduces random conflicts.
> > Sorry :(
> > Even noted this in the pull request to Torvalds, it was in the bottom
> > of my patch stack so had been in -next for ages, I was afraid it
> > would create more problem than it solves if I reverted the patch,
> > but I guess I should have done so anyways.
> Yeah, it's OK -- I spotted that pull request later as well.
> It's not a big deal in most specific instances, I'd say. It's just in
> aggregate it becomes a bother.
> So, just see this as a public reminder since we've seen it creep into
> other driver trees a bit more lately. Mistakes will still happen but
> try to keep it down. And for those who submit patches, feel free to
> point out in the patch that you don't expect the driver/subsystem
> maintainer to apply it to help them out.
Ok. Sorry, I didn't think it could cause so many conflicts if not taken
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