Re: [PATCH] gpiolib: acpi: Move ACPI device NULL check to acpi_can_fallback_to_crs()

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On Tue, May 21, 2024 at 12:01:17PM +0200, Linux regression tracking (Thorsten Leemhuis) wrote:
> On 13.05.24 12:02, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> > On Mon, May 13, 2024 at 11:56:10AM +0200, Laura Nao wrote:
> >> Following the relocation of the function call outside of
> >> __acpi_find_gpio(), move the ACPI device NULL check to
> >> acpi_can_fallback_to_crs().
> > 
> > Thank you, I'll add this to my tree as we have already the release happened.
> > I will be available after v6.10-rc1 is out.
> Hmm, what exactly do you mean with that? It sounds as you only want to
> add this to the tree once -rc1 is out -- which seems likely at this
> point, as that patch is not yet in -next. If that's the case allow me to
> ask: why?


- that's the policy of Linux Next (do not include what's not supposed to be
  merged during merge window), Cc'ed to Stephen to clarify, it might be that
  I'm mistaken

- the process of how we maintain the branches is to have them based on top of
  rc1 (rarely on other rcX and never on an arbitrary commit from vanilla

> I'd say it should be fixes rather sooner than later, as other
> people might run into this as well and then have to deal with bisecing,
> reporting, ...

Yes, but we have a process during merge window, it's special and different
from vX.Y-rc1..vX.Y times.

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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