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SubjectRe: [stable] [patch 00/67] 2.6.18-stable review
On Thu, Oct 12, 2006 at 09:35:22AM -0700, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 11, 2006 at 08:42:44PM -0400, Theodore Tso wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 11, 2006 at 02:03:10PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > > And yes, we realize that this is a large number of patches, sorry...
> >
> > I number of these patches were cleanups, such as removing code betewen
> > #if 0, removing header files from being exported, etc. Not bad
> > things, but I wouldn't have thought it would have met the criteria for
> > being added to -stable. Are you intentionally relaxing the criteria?
> The header file stuff was intentionally added, as it is good to have the
> header files exported properly. Those were a large number of these
> patches.

Indeed. I see this as just 'finishing the job' rather than fixing something
that's busted though. That said, I was also carrying these in what will
be our 2.6.18 based update kernel for FC5 (and what will be FC6) for the
same reasons.


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