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SubjectRe: 2.1.123 and fbcon.c

> David Miller spent an inordinate amount of time in getting the crap out of
> vger. That's good. He then sent me patches to sync up the parts he thought
> were fine. That's even better.
> The problem is that there's a ton of patches on vger, and some people do
> not understand the issue of "Code Freeze". They think that just because
> they had access to the CVS tree, they got under the code freeze somehow. I
> won't bother educating them any more.

No, the vger tree is code-frozen as well. The only large difference between
your tree and vger are the console drivers.

Some time ago, you promised you'll accept a single large video patch before
2.2 and I did send it to you, but I got ignored. The whole patch has no effect
on non-experimental i386 configuration, but it's essential to get almost all
other architectures work -- I really don't want to have the same situation
in 2.2 as we did in 2.0 where only i386 and Alpha were compilable from your
tree and all other architectures needed lots of patches. Please tell me what
should I do.

Have a nice fortnight
Martin `MJ' Mares <>
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
"A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep."

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