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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2 RESEND] power: reset: Add syscon reboot/poweroff device nodes for APM X-Gene platform
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Hi Olof,,

>>
>>>> This patch set adds syscon reboot/poweroff device nodes to support reboot and
>>>> poweroff features on X-Gene platform.
>>>>
>>>> Tai Nguyen (2):
>>>> power: reset: Add syscon reboot device node for APM X-Gene platform
>>>> power: reset: Add syscon poweroff device node for APM X-Gene Mustang platform
>>>>
>>>> arch/arm64/boot/dts/apm/apm-mustang.dts | 12 ++++++++++++
>>>> arch/arm64/boot/dts/apm/apm-storm.dtsi | 12 ++++++++++++
>>>> 2 files changed, 24 insertions(+)
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> It's unclear to me what you want to happen to these patches. They are
>>> sent to a long list of to-recipients, one of which is arm@kernel.org. In
>>> general, specify the person you want to take action on the patch in to
>>> with the rest on cc.
>>
>> Is there an owner for all DT node files? Is that Catalina as he is
>> owner for ARM64 arch folder?
>
> The ARM64 DT changes get merged through arm-soc, i.e. they get sent to
> arm@kernel.org by the platform maintainers and picked up by us from
> there (Arnd, Kevin or myself).
>
>>> We generally ask that patches first go to the subarch maintainers,
>>> and they in turn send it on to us (either through a pull request or
>>> by sending the patches to be applied). In the case of X-Gene, there is
>>> no general platform maintainer so we keep getting patches from various
>>> engineers at APM and it's unclear to us what your intentions are.
>>>
>>> I'd prefer to see one (to start with) person in charge of these (i.e. one
>>> maintainer from the APM side). Please add that person to the MAINTAINERS
>>> file as well.
>>
>> Are you suggesting that we have one person to start an GIT with
>> kernel.org to keep all these misc ack'ed patches for X-Gene (APM) that
>> don't seems to have an maintainer/home. Then request an pull by you?
>
> Pull requests are convenient for us, but if it's just a patch or two,
> sending them directly in email is fine as well.

If there is an chance in pulling this power off/reset patches for
4.2-rc4, can you pull in as patches? Otherwise, we will go the GIT
pull request.

>
> What I want to avoid is a large number of people sending us patches
> directly, which is why we ask for platform maintainers to coordinate
> and aggregate patches to send on to us. That way we have one person
> down the chain that we knows how we want the code delivered, and that
> can do a round of reviews before we get it.

We will get an GIT setup up for this and Duc Dang will contact you for
pull request when ready.

-Loc


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