Re: [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: add arm@xxxxxxxxxx as the list for arm64 defconfig changes

From: Catalin Marinas
Date: Wed May 03 2017 - 13:14:16 EST

On Wed, May 03, 2017 at 12:08:21PM -0500, Timur Tabi wrote:
> On 05/03/2017 12:01 PM, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> > On Wed, May 03, 2017 at 11:31:25AM -0500, Timur Tabi wrote:
> >> > Any changes to arch/arm64/configs/defconfig must be sent to arm@xxxxxxxxxx,
> >> > otherwise they will not get picked up. Add a MAINTAINERS entry to ensure
> >> > the get_maintainers includes it.
> > There are other patches that go through arm@xxxxxxxxxx like
> > arch/arm64/boot/dts/ but the arm-soc guys didn't want a MAINTAINERS
> > entry (I don't remember the reasons).
> I'm happy to add additional paths/files, but without a MAINTAINERS entry,
> how would anyone know to CC: that address? I posted 3 versions of my
> defconfig patchset before someone told me that I had to send it to
> arm@xxxxxxxxxxx

Most of the time it's the arm-soc guys pushing changes to defconfig,
though on occasion the arm64 maintainers make some changes as well.

> Anyway, I really hope it's not too late for my defconfig changes to make
> 4.12. Please consider them. Thank you.

I'm usually fine with such updates immediately after -rc1 but I can't
speak for the arm-soc folk.