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Re: [PATCH] bc47xx : export ssb_watchdog_timer_set

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] bc47xx : export ssb_watchdog_timer_set
From: Michael Buesch <mb@bu3sch.de>
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 15:49:15 +0200
Cc: "John W. Linville" <linville@tuxdriver.com>, matthieu castet <castet.matthieu@free.fr>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, netdev@vger.kernel.org
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On Wednesday 20 May 2009 09:15:13 Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 01:35:03PM -0400, John W. Linville wrote:
> > From: "John W. Linville" <linville@tuxdriver.com>
> > Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 13:35:03 -0400
> > To: Michael Buesch <mb@bu3sch.de>
> > Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>,
> >     matthieu castet <castet.matthieu@free.fr>,
> >     linux-mips@linux-mips.org, netdev@vger.kernel.org
> > Subject: Re: [PATCH] bc47xx : export ssb_watchdog_timer_set
> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
> > 
> > On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 07:29:20PM +0200, Michael Buesch wrote:
> > > On Tuesday 19 May 2009 19:09:57 Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > > > Maybe because I felt drivers/ssb/ was outside my jurisdiction - and 
> > > > unlike
> > > > what alot of people may seem to think I'm not a full time MIPS kernel
> > > > hacker.
> > > 
> > > Ok nice.
> > > 
> > > > I can deal with SSB patch if you so desire - but I have no experience 
> > > > with
> > > > SSB, so I'd have somebody to rubberstamp non-trivial SSB patches before 
> > > > I
> > > > queue them up.
> > > 
> > >  **Fwoo..
> > > [stamp here]
> > >       ..mppp**
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Done. :)
> > > 
> > > > I can keep them either in the usual MIPS trees on 
> > > > linux-mips.org or I could create a separate linux-ssb tree, depending on
> > > > what seems to be sensible.  Also, reading the entry in the maintainers
> > > > file I wonder if netdev is really the list of a choice?
> > > 
> > > Yes it is, because the bus is only used on networking devices.
> > > (Ethernet cards, wireless cards, and network routers)
> > > I don't think you need to create a separate tree. ssb is pretty mature. 
> > > There
> > > won't be that many patches.
> > 
> > OK, now I'm confused again -- should I take SSB patches, or is Ralf
> > going to do it? :-)
> 
> My decoder ring says, I'll do it from now on :)


Ok, nice. :)
Matthieu, can you resend them to Ralf? He doesn't have them, yet.

-- 
Greetings, Michael.

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