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    SubjectRe: [GIT PATCH] scsi bug fixes for 2.6.23-rc2
    Alan Cox wrote:
    >> I fully agree, and firmly believe that the current stabilisation works
    >> incredibly well for shaking out bugs. My problem is that it doesn't
    >> work for stabilising features. Either we have to get far more people
    >> doing feature integration testing before the merge window, or we have to
    >> accept feature updates after the merge window (for existing features
    >> that are having stability issues).
    > The other alternative is that if Linus won't take updates you ask him to
    > revert bsg so that you don't get a half baked merge as a result of this.
    > I'm not sure that is a good path to follow either however.

    Like everything else in life, it's a balance. If something is clearly
    half-baked and requires a bunch of post-rc1 changes just to be usable, a
    revert might make a lot of sense.

    It's questions of: how much further change is required, how invasive are
    those changes, how half-baked and incomplete is the feature really, what
    is the downside of a revert, ...


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