[Skiboot] Dealing with linux side patches
stewart at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Tue Feb 17 09:15:01 AEDT 2015
Cedric Le Goater <clg at fr.ibm.com> writes:
> On 02/09/2015 02:06 AM, Stewart Smith wrote:
>> Cédric Le Goater <clg at fr.ibm.com> writes:
>>> This patchset reworks the ibmpowernv driver to support the new device
>>> tree. The OPAL call opal_sensor_read is also modified to handle
>>> synchronous reads.
>> this needs to go to linuxppc-dev rather than skiboot :)
> Yes ! But the skiboot part being a prerequiste, I thought people might
> want to have the whole picture.
Cool (just checking).
We should probably decide on a Proper Way(TM) to do this.
I'm thinking that perhaps the protocol should be:
1) send skiboot patches to skiboot@
2) send linux patches (labelled RFC) to skiboot@ and linuxppc-dev@
This probably lets us clearly *not* have linux patches merged until
firmware code is (as if we change the firmware interface during review
this is going to lead to crying rather than success if linux has
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