RE: linux-next: manual merge of the akpm-current tree with the dma-mapping tree
From: Song Bao Hua (Barry Song)
Date: Wed Sep 16 2020 - 00:22:11 EST
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> From: Stephen Rothwell [mailto:sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:12 PM
> To: Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; Christoph Hellwig
> Cc: Mike Kravetz <mike.kravetz@xxxxxxxxxx>; Song Bao Hua (Barry Song)
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> Subject: linux-next: manual merge of the akpm-current tree with the
> dma-mapping tree
> Hi all,
> Today's linux-next merge of the akpm-current tree got a conflict in:
> between commit:
> b7176c261cdb ("dma-contiguous: provide the ability to reserve per-numa
> from the dma-mapping tree and commit:
> c999bd436fe9 ("mm/cma: make number of CMA areas dynamic, remove
> from the akpm-current tree.
I guess this is because Mike's patch was written on top of dma-mapping's next branch.
Will it be better to go through Christoph's tree?
> I fixed it up (I just used the latter version) and can carry the fix as
> necessary. This is now fixed as far as linux-next is concerned, but any
> non trivial conflicts should be mentioned to your upstream maintainer
> when your tree is submitted for merging. You may also want to consider
> cooperating with the maintainer of the conflicting tree to minimise any
> particularly complex conflicts.
> Stephen Rothwell