lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2007]   [May]   [21]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [patch 07/69] libata-sff: Undo bug introduced with pci_iomap changes
Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> On Mon, 21 May 2007, Chris Wright wrote:
>> ---
>> [chrisw: Why is this not upstream yet?]
>
> And equally importantly, why is it even in the stable queue if it's not
> upstream.
>
> It's against stable rules, and it means that we may have stuff that gets
> fixed in -stable and not in -upstream, if people don't notice. THAT IS
> BAD!
>
> Having fixes in stable that don't exist in upstream make -stable be
> worse than pointless - it means that we actively _lose_ bug-reports. It
> may sound like a good idea in the short run, but it's a *horrible* thing
> for the long run.
>
> IOW, this should not be on the table for -stable, and people involved
> should have made sure it's in -upstream first!

Strongly agreed.


> And no, I do not think it's languishing in my mailqueue. I'm pretty sure
> it's languishing somewhere else.

AFAIK it was obsoleted by another Tejun patch which -is- upstream.

Am I missing something?

Jeff



-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2007-05-22 01:37    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site