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Date:	Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:02:21 +0100
From:	Lee Jones <>
To:	PERIER Romain <>
Cc:	"" <>,, "pawel.moll" <>,,
	ijc+devicetree <>,
	galak <>,
	Russell King - ARM Linux <>,
	swarren <>,
	"thierry.reding" <>,
	gnurou <>,
	Grant Likely <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
	devicetree <>,,
	"" <>,
	Mark Brown <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 1/5] mfd: tps65910: Convert ti,system-power-controller
 DT property to poweroff-source

On Thu, 23 Oct 2014, PERIER Romain wrote:

> 2014-10-22 17:50 GMT+02:00 Lee Jones <>:
> > On Wed, 22 Oct 2014, PERIER Romain wrote:
> >
> >> This is related to the following subject "[RFC v3 PATCH 1/5] of: Add
> >> standard property for poweroff capability" and depends on the
> >> corresponding patch.
> >
> > Then it should be sent in the same patch-set.
> >
> > There's nothing I can do with this patch as is.
> >
> Even if this patch is already commited and present in "linux-next" ?
> (or in Mark Brown's regulator tree)

Usually it wouldn't be possible to take this, as it would be
difficult to ensure bisectability.  The way we usually deal with this
is to have a shared immutable branch between the effected subsystems,
but we can only do this if the patches are sent as a set.  However, it
appears as though Mark has "of: Add standard property for poweroff
capability" on a tagged branch on its own.  This means, after checking
with Mark that this branch in indeed stable, I can merge it in and
base this commit on top of it.  Not many people setup their repos like
Mark does, so I guess you are lucky this time.

Once I've heard back from Mark, I'll let you know when I apply the

Lee Jones
Linaro STMicroelectronics Landing Team Lead │ Open source software for ARM SoCs
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