[RFC] wimax: move out to staging

Jakub Kicinski kuba at kernel.org
Thu Oct 29 16:30:17 UTC 2020


On Thu, 29 Oct 2020 17:26:09 +0100 Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> n Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 4:56 PM Jakub Kicinski <kuba at kernel.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, 28 Oct 2020 06:56:28 +0100 Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:  
> > > On Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 10:20:13PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > >
> > > Is this ok for me to take through the staging tree?  If so, I need an
> > > ack from the networking maintainers.
> > >
> > > If not, feel free to send it through the networking tree and add:
> > >
> > > Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org>  
> >
> > Thinking about it now - we want this applied to -next, correct?
> > In that case it may be better if we take it. The code is pretty dead
> > but syzbot and the trivial fix crowd don't know it, so I may slip,
> > apply something and we'll have a conflict.  
> 
> I think git will deal with a merge between branches containing
> the move vs fix, so it should work either way.
> 
> A downside of having the move in net-next would be that
> you'd get trivial fixes send to Greg, but him being unable to
> apply them to his tree because the code is elsewhere.
> 
> If you think it helps, I could prepare a pull request with this one
> patch (and probably the bugfix I sent first that triggered it), and
> then you can both merge the branch into net-next as well
> as staging-next.

If you wouldn't mind branch sounds like the best solution.

Acked-by: Jakub Kicinski <kuba at kernel.org>


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