How to handle patches that cross maintainers?
Mauro Carvalho Chehab
mchehab at infradead.org
Wed Jul 4 01:01:50 EST 2007
Em Ter, 2007-07-03 às 04:01 -0500, Kumar Gala escreveu:
> I was hoping to get your input on how to handle patches that cross
> maintainers. I've got a patch that is pretty PPC specific, but
> happens to touch some drivers as well.
> Here's the diffstat to get a rough idea:
> arch/powerpc/kernel/io.c | 12 ++++++------
> arch/powerpc/mm/hash_native_64.c | 2 +-
> arch/powerpc/mm/stab.c | 4 ++--
> drivers/ide/pci/scc_pata.c | 4 ++--
> drivers/media/dvb/bt8xx/bt878.h | 5 ++---
> drivers/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_core.c | 2 +-
> include/asm-powerpc/system.h | 2 +-
> 7 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
> Now, I've had this issue before w/o any good sense on how to handle it.
The better is to copy all of us and wait for some time to allow each
maintainer to ack or comment the changeset, if needed.
Please c/c me for any changes on /drivers/media stuff.
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