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Date:   Wed, 9 Dec 2020 21:38:52 +0000
From:   Mickey Rachamim <mickeyr@...vell.com>
To:     Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
CC:     "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "Vadym Kochan [C]" <vkochan@...vell.com>,
        "Taras Chornyi [C]" <tchornyi@...vell.com>
Subject: RE: [EXT] Re: [PATCH v2] MAINTAINERS: Add entry for Marvell Prestera
 Ethernet Switch driver

Hi Andrew, 

> > You can see that only yesterday (Dec 8th) we had the first official 
> > merge on this repo - this is the reason for the lack of commits.
> > Marvell Switching group took strategic decision to open some aspects 
> > of the Prestera family devices with the Open Source community and this 
> > is the first step.
> 
> > As you realized - it will be used as a queue for all the features 
> > targeted to be upstreamed.  New features are expected to be sent to 
> > net-next very soon. (Like ACL/LAG/LLDP etc...)
> 
> Hi Mickey
> 
> I would actually expect this repo to hold a linux tree, probably based on net-next, and with a number of patches on top adding Prestera features, one by one.

A Buildroot based repo that includes specific platform patches will became public in the upcoming days. (As part of Marvell-Switching GitHub)
> 
> Given your current structure, i don't see a direct path for this code into mainline.
> 

Assuming the discussion is still on the 'W:' line;
I went over tens of 'W:' lines in the ./MAINTAINERS file and unfortunately I couldn't see the above standard is really fulfilled.
> 	Andrew
> 
Mickey.

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