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From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@wdc.com>
To: Paul Cercueil <paul@crapouillou.net>
Cc: Krzysztof Kozlowski <krzk@kernel.org>,
	Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>,
	Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>,
	linux-mips@vger.kernel.org, devicetree@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	"Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] MAINTAINERS: Remove JZ4780 DMA driver entry
Date: Sun, 2 Aug 2020 13:42:51 +0100 (BST)
Message-ID: <alpine.LFD.2.21.2008021339110.24175@redsun52.ssa.fujisawa.hgst.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <DGFFEQ.RMDW72DK0U5B1@crapouillou.net>

On Sun, 2 Aug 2020, Paul Cercueil wrote:

> >  FYI, the usual approach would be marking the entry "Orphan" rather 
> > than
> > removing it entirely, so that the mapping remains and makes it easy 
> > for
> > someone to pick it up.
> 
> This is OK in this case, as the driver is also listed as part of the 
> "INGENIC JZ47xx SoCs".

 Fair enough (and odd enough too to have two entries for one piece), 
though in this case I think the commit description ought to mention it.  
As it stands it makes one think the driver is not going to have a 
maintainer anymore: "[...] and no maintenance is provided."

  Maciej

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Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-26 15:55 Krzysztof Kozlowski
2020-07-26 15:55 ` [PATCH v2 2/2] MAINTAINERS: Add linux-mips mailing list to JZ47xx entries Krzysztof Kozlowski
2020-08-01 22:30 ` [PATCH v2 1/2] MAINTAINERS: Remove JZ4780 DMA driver entry Maciej W. Rozycki
2020-08-02  7:57   ` Paul Cercueil
2020-08-02 12:42     ` Maciej W. Rozycki [this message]
2020-08-02 16:46       ` Krzysztof Kozlowski

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