[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] dim: Triple-check and tripe warning when merging patches that touch files outside i915.

Daniel Vetter daniel at ffwll.ch
Mon Jan 23 16:44:37 UTC 2017

On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 09:04:12AM +0200, Jani Nikula wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Jan 2017, Rodrigo Vivi <rodrigo.vivi at intel.com> wrote:
> > Most of commiters already knows that by heart and also dim already
> > have this warning. So maybe this is just Bart writing to blackboard. Duh!
> >
> > Anyway for my own usage this tripe check will help for sure.
> > Maybe it help someone else in the future.
> Well, this has changed with drm-misc; very few of the commits there have
> acks from Dave. And that was sort of the point in that tree, to scale
> better and not depend on his acks on every little detail.
> I suppose the checks in dim could be branch specific.

The check Rodrigo extends is already only run for dinq, so consider your
point already preemptively addressed?

We might want to do something similar for drm, but since we have a bunch
of misc things in drm-misc outside of drivers/gpu (dma-buf) that would
require parsing MAINTAINERS I think. Probably ok to delay until we botch
it up for the first time :-)
Daniel Vetter
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation

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