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SubjectRe: A modest proposal -- We need a patch penguin

On Wed, 30 Jan 2002, Alexander Viro wrote:
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> Frankly, the only real issue in that thread was that we _do_ need
> a tree specifically for small fixes. Preferably - quickly getting merged
> into the main tree.

A "small stuff" maintainer may indeed be a good idea. The maintainer could
be the same as somebody who does bigger stuff too, but they should be
clearly different things - trivial one-liners that do not add anything
new, only fix obvious stuff (to the point where nobody even needs to think
about it - if I'd start getting any even halfway questionable patches from
the "small stuff" maintainer, it wouldn't work).

Linus

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