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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 09/15] lib/test_printf.c: Use helper function to unwind array of software_nodes
On Sun, Jan 10, 2021 at 05:38:03PM +0200, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 10, 2021 at 1:16 PM Laurent Pinchart wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 09, 2021 at 11:07:33AM +0200, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> > > On Saturday, January 9, 2021, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
> > > > Could you please let us know if you're fine with this patch getting
> > > > merged in v5.12 through the linux-media tree ? The cover letter contains
> > > > additional details (in a nutshell, this is a cross-tree series and we
> > > > would like to avoid topic branches if possible).
> > >
> > > There is already a tag by Petr.
> >
> > I saw that, but looking at the corresponding e-mail, there was no clear
> > acknowledgement that we could merge this patch through a different tree.
>
> Fair point.
>
> One question though, what so wrong with topic branches.

They're not wrong, they just add more complexity as all maintainers
involved would need to create a topic branch based on v5.11-rc1 and
merge it in their respective tree. It's certainly doable, but when
there's no risk of conflict, merging the whole series through a single
tree is just easier.

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Regards,

Laurent Pinchart

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