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Re: How to work with Linux-Mips ?

To: Peter Popov <>
Subject: Re: How to work with Linux-Mips ?
From: Franck Bui-Huu <>
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2006 09:42:03 +0200
Cc: Franck <>, Ralf Baechle <>,
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Peter Popov wrote:
> <snip>
>> These patchs have been kindly reviewed and acked by Atsushi Nemoto,
>> but then no feedback from the MIPS team. I tried to get a status for
>> MIPS team a couple of time, to know if something was wrong with them
>> but MIPS people seem to not care about them. They even haven't
>> bothered to take 10 seconds for replying something like:
>>   - your patches are broken because...
>>   - your patches do not respect our MIPS protocol, please resend...
>>   - Sorry we are very busy, please hold on...
>>   - OK your patches suck please try to work on ARM chips because MIPS
>>     is a very closed circle reserved to MIPS gurus.
> There is no such thing as a 10 sec patch review. Especially when it
> comes to patches that touch generic portions of the kernel. Someone has
> to very carefully consider what they are doing, any potential risks, how

Who is claiming that ? I've never said that patch review needs 10 sec to
be done....

> MIPS Tech and linux-mips are separate entities. Personally I think MIPS
> Tech has done a great service to themselves, their customers, and the
> entire Linux MIPS community, by hiring Ralf to do new MIPS development
> and properly support new chips coming out.

Again, none has said the contrary...


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