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Date: Mon, 30 May 2022 21:01:25 +0800
From: Huacai Chen <>
To: Arnd Bergmann <>
Cc: WANG Xuerui <>, Linus Torvalds <>, 
	linux-arch <>,, 
	Yoshinori Sato <>, Peter Zijlstra <>, 
	Marc Zyngier <>, Masahiro Yamada <>,, 
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>, Jiaxun Yang <>, 
	ACPI Devel Maling List <>, Jianmin Lv <>, 
	linux-pci <>, Ard Biesheuvel <>, 
	Huacai Chen <>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] asm-generic changes for 5.19

Hi, Arnd,

On Mon, May 30, 2022 at 4:21 PM Arnd Bergmann <> wrote:
> On Sun, May 29, 2022 at 3:10 PM WANG Xuerui <> wrote:
> > But what for the users and downstream projects? Do the users owning
> > LoongArch hardware (me included) and projects/companies porting their
> > offerings have to pay for Loongson's mistakes and wait another [2mo,
> > 1yr], "ideally" also missing the glibc 2.36 release too?
> ...
> > Lastly, I'd like to clarify, that this is by no means a
> > passive-aggressive statement to make the community look like "the bad
> > guy", or to make Loongson "look bad"; I just intend to provide a
> > hopefully fresh perspective from a/an {end user, hobbyist kernel
> > developer, distro developer, native Chinese speaker with a hopefully
> > decent grasp of English}'s view.
> Your feedback has been extremely valuable, as always. I definitely
> don't want to hold up merging the port for the glibc-2.36 release. If
> that is a risk, and if merging the architecture port without the drivers
> helps with that, I agree we should just do that. This will also help
> with build testing and any treewide changes that are going to be
> done on top of v5.19-rc1.
> For the continuous maintenance, would you be available as an
> additional Reviewer or co-maintainer to be listed in the maintainers
> file? I think in general it is a good idea to have at least one maintainer
> that is not directly part of the organization that owns the product,
> and you are clearly the best person outside of loongson technology
> for this.
Yes, Xuerui is very suitable as a Reviewer.

> Regarding the irqchip driver, merging those is entirely up to Marc and
> Thomas. Marc already brought up the precedent of merging arch/arm64
> without the required irqchip driver support, and if it turns out that he
> find the latest driver submission acceptable, that might still make it in
> through the irqchip tree.
>         Arnd

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