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SubjectRe: 2.6.17-rc2-mm1
On Thu, 27 Apr 2006 12:19:30 -0700, Andrew Morton <> wrote:

>I don't like dropping patches. Because then the thing needs to be fixed up
>and resent and remerged and re-reviewed and rejects need to re-fixed-up and
>this adds emailing overhead and 12-24 hour turnaround, etc. I very much
>prefer to hang onto the patch and get it fixed up. This means that I
>usually have to do the fixing-up.

Perhaps dropping patches with obvious faults with some feedback
to submitter may reduce your workload ;) And is slowing down the
merge a little in these cases such a bad thing if it improves
patch quality over time?

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