Re: mainline build failure due to cf21f328fcaf ("media: nxp: Add i.MX8 ISI driver")

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Mon May 15 2023 - 03:47:18 EST

Hi Krzysztof,

On Sun, May 14, 2023 at 1:01 PM Krzysztof Kozlowski <krzk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 10/05/2023 10:05, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> > And another CI job testing bisect breakages as I receive pull requests,
> > applying patch per patch and using both allyesconfig and allmodconfig,
> > also on x86_64 arch with W=1:
> >
> >
> >
> > The rule is to not merge stuff on media tree if any of those jobs
> > fail. I also fast-forward merging patches whose subject states that
> > the build has failed.
> >
> > In order to help with that, on normal situation, I usually take one week
> > to merge stuff from media_stage into media_tree, doing rebases at
> > media_stage if needed to avoid git bisect build breakages at media_tree
> > (which is from where I send my update PRs to you).
> >
> > Unfortunately, currently we don't have resources to do multiple randconfig
> Is you media staging tree included in LKP (kernel test robot)? You would
> get huge build coverage after every push to your staging repo.

As (multiple[*[) fixes for the build issues were submitted before the
opening of the merge window, there must have been some build coverage,
with even some people acting upon it...

[*] General note, not limited to media: please apply build fixes and
regression fixes ASAP, to avoid multiple people running into the
same issues, and spending time on bisecting, investigating,
fixing, ...
Thanks a lot!



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