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Date:   Wed, 19 Jan 2022 12:45:51 -0600
From:   Terry Bowman <>
To:     Guenter Roeck <>, Wolfram Sang <>,
        Jean Delvare <>,,,,,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/4] Watchdog: sp5100_tco: Replace cd6h/cd7h port I/O
 accesses with MMIO accesses

On 1/19/22 12:39 PM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On 1/19/22 9:47 AM, Wolfram Sang wrote:
>>> I considered sending the request_muxed_mem_region() patch series first but
>>> was concerned the patch might not be accepted without a need or usage. I
>>> didn't see an obvious path forward for the order of submissions because of
>>> the dependencies.
>> My suggestion: make the request_muxed_mem_region() patch the new patch 1
>> of the piix4 series. Then, the user will directly come in the following
>> patches. From this series, I will create an immutable branch which can
>> be pulled in by the watchdog tree. It will then have the dependency for
>> your watchdog series. During next merge window, we (the maintainers)
>> will make sure that I2C will hit Linus' tree before the watchdog tree.
>> This works the other way around as well, if needed. Make
>> request_muxed_mem_region() the first patch of the watchdog series and
>> let me pull an immutable branch from watchdog into I2C.
> Creating an immutable branch from i2c is fine. Also, typically Wim sends
> his pull request late in the commit window, so i2c first should be no
> problem either.
> Also, if the immutable branch only includes the patch introducing
> request_muxed_mem_region(), the pull order should not really matter.
> Guenter

Ok, I'll add the request_muxed_mem_region() patch to the i2c v3 series
as the first patch.


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