[alsa-devel] [PATCH 3/5] ASoC: Add drivers for the Texas Instruments OMAP processors

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Wed Apr 23 12:19:53 CEST 2008

At Wed, 23 Apr 2008 11:15:11 +0100,
Mark Brown wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 10:41:48AM +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > Actually I have a separate branch on my git tree.  The master is for
> > mm tree and for-linus is for Linus.  The appropriate patches are
> what's the current status of the git trees?  There was some talk about
> moving the primary revision control system for the kernel bits over to
> git during the 2.6.26 cycle.

No advance since then unfortuantely.  Instead I'm keeping my own git
tree for maintenance purpose too:

> > My previous comment was about the patch that affects several subsystem
> > / arch changes.  In this case, the change isn't only in the subsystem
> > tree.  So, we'd need to cope with others anyway.  Keeping such a patch
> > in mm tree separately is one option.
> I think that just putting the patches into ALSA is a better bet - it's
> more in tune with what most of the other subsystems are doing and it
> avoids possible confusion about what's actually made it into -mm.

It should be case-by-case, but yes, as long as the patch doesn't
break builds, it's no problem to keep it in ALSA tree in general.


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