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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] suspend: Cleanup calling of power off methods.
On Wed, Sep 21, 2005 at 09:35:20AM -0700 Linus Torvalds wrote:

> On Wed, 21 Sep 2005, Pavel Machek wrote:
> >
> > I think you are not following the proper procedure. All the patches
> > should go through akpm.
> One issue is that I actually worry that Andrew will at some point be where
> I was a couple of years ago - overworked and stressed out by just tons and
> tons of patches.
> Yes, he's written/modified tons of patch-tracking tools, and the git
> merging hopefully avoids some of the pressures, but it still worries me.
> If Andrew burns out, we'll all suffer hugely.
> I'm wondering what we can do to offset those kinds of issues. I _do_ like
> having -mm as a staging area and catching some problems there, so going
> through andrew is wonderful in that sense, but it has downsides.

Morever is severely underworked (acpi being a noteable
exception) and Andrew has stepped in alot there too. Alot of bugs
reported on the mailing list are only followed up by Andrew.

I think he really should receive much more help than he currently does.
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