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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1 2/2] gpiolib: Introduce gpio_device_get() and gpio_device_put()
On Tue, Nov 29, 2022 at 3:47 PM Andy Shevchenko
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> In PDx86 subsystem we decided to cherry-pick the fixes into for-next.
> Some other subsystems are doing back-merges (but I remember that Linus
> T. complained about back merges, although I dunno if it's still
> the case). Some subsystems merges their fixes into for-next, dunno
> if it's the best practice either.

I usually (A) let it conflict (Torvalds will solve) if it is small and
Rothwell fixed it up in next (B) back-merge some -rcN if is is big
and annoying or as last resort (C) apply the patch to for-next
(git will cope, but not elegant).

Linus Walleij

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