[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] linux-next and process

Guenter Roeck linux at roeck-us.net
Mon Jun 18 21:02:44 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 01:08:12PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Sun, 17 Jun 2012 11:28:12 +1000
> Stephen Rothwell <sfr at canb.auug.org.au> wrote:
> > Also, I am wondering if we should talk a little about the process of
> > being maintainers (I hear groans already :-) - I don't really want to
> > teach you all how to suck eggs) and whether people have any (hopefully
> > positive) criticism of the linux-next process itself.
> I'd like to hear about the code which is turning up in mainline but
> wasn't in linux-next, or wasn't in linux-next in the same form/version.
> How common is this, why is it happening, do we have a problem and if
> so, what do we do about it.

... especially with Fengguang's build/test results suggesting that such patches
may be responsible for a not insignificant number of problems.


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