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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Pavel Skripkin <paskripkin@gmail.com>
Cc: "Fabio M. De Francesco" <fmdefrancesco@gmail.com>,
	Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net>,
	Phillip Potter <phil@philpotter.co.uk>,
	linux-staging@lists.linux.dev, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jaillet@wanadoo.fr>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] staging: r8188eu: Make some clean-ups in usbctrl_vendorreq()
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 18:18:28 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YSUb1BPAGmP9wngU@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <8984a400-0d1a-07cc-cff4-c0eeef81fc79@gmail.com>

On Tue, Aug 24, 2021 at 07:04:31PM +0300, Pavel Skripkin wrote:
> On 8/24/21 6:59 PM, Fabio M. De Francesco wrote:
> > On Tuesday, August 24, 2021 5:43:26 PM CEST Pavel Skripkin wrote:
> > > On 8/24/21 6:39 PM, Fabio M. De Francesco wrote:
> > > > Oh, I know where it comes from... :)
> > > > > It's a patch of mine that is in the queue, waiting to be
> > > reviewed and applied.
> > > > Please see: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20210819221241.31987-1-fmdefrancesco@gmail.com/
> > > > oh.... there are _a lot_ of pending changes :)
> > > 
> > > I guess, we need smth like public-mirror with already reviewed and
> > > working changes
> > 
> > It's becoming a serious problem. A lot of times I see people who is asked to
> > rebase and resend, not because they forget to fetch the current tree, instead
> > because the tree changes as soon as Greg start to apply the first patches in the
> > queue and the other patches at the end of the queue cannot be applied.
> > 
> > Anyway,I understand that Greg cannot apply a patch at a time soon after
> > submission but in the while the queue grows larger and larger.
> > 
> 
> 
> It can be easily fixed. We need public fork somewhere (github,
> git.kernel.org ...) and we should ask Greg to add remote-branch to his tree.

No, not going to happen, sorry.  I will catch up with patches when I get
the chance and then all will be fine.  This is highly unusual that there
are loads of people all working on the same staging driver.  No idea why
everyone jumped on this single one...

relax, there is no rush here...

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-24 16:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-24 14:28 [PATCH v2 0/2] staging: r8188eu: Use new usb_control_msg_recv/send() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-24 14:28 ` [PATCH v2 1/2] staging: r8188eu: Use usb_control_msg_recv/send() in usbctrl_vendorreq() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-24 14:35   ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-24 15:23     ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-24 22:16       ` Phillip Potter
2021-08-24 14:28 ` [PATCH 2/2] staging: r8188eu: Make some clean-ups " Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-24 14:39   ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-24 15:15     ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-24 15:26       ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-24 15:39         ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-24 15:43           ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-24 15:59             ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-24 16:04               ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-24 16:18                 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]
2021-08-24 16:24                   ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-08-24 22:20                   ` Phillip Potter
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2021-08-23 22:37 [PATCH 0/2] staging: r8188eu: Use new usb_control_msg_recv/send() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-23 22:37 ` [PATCH 2/2] staging: r8188eu: Make some clean-ups in usbctrl_vendorreq() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-24  0:10   ` Phillip Potter

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