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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] [PATCH v4 00/26] Delete CURRENT_TIME and CURRENT_TIME_SEC macros
On Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 11:18:52AM -0700, Deepa Dinamani wrote:
> Thank you for the suggestion.
>
> > Who are you execting to pull this huge patch series?
>
> The last pull request was addressed to Al as per Arnd's suggestion.
> I'm not completely sure who should it be addressed to.
>
> > Why not just introduce the new api call, wait for that to be merged, and
> > then push the individual patches through the different subsystems?
> > After half of those get ignored, then provide a single set of patches
> > that can go through Andrew or my trees.
>
> Arnd and I tried to do this a few ways.
>
> We can try to introduce the api first like you suggest.
>
> There are a few Acks already on the patches.
> And, patches 2-5 also need to be merged through some common tree like
> yours or Andrew's as you suggest.
>
> So, if everyone is ok, I could do the following:
>
> 1. Post patches 1-5 for rc-2.

-rc2 is already released, and we aren't adding new apis this late in the
release cycle, sorry.

> 2. Post all other patches to respective maintainers after rc-2
> 3. Then after patches get ignored or merged, post remaining as a
> series for you or Andrew to pick up.

The apis need to be aimed for 4.9-rc1, it's too late for 4.8, sorry.

greg k-h

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