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SubjectRe: Announce: Linux-next (Or Andrew's dream :-))
On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 09:08:08PM +0000, Al Viro wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 12:50:51PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> > I can run the numbers, but almost every one of those changes has at
> > least 2 signed-off-by: on them, so they should all be being reviewed
> > properly.
> >
> > > AFAICS, we are in situation when review bandwidth is where the bottleneck
> > > is. Not the merge one...
> >
> > Are there still large numbers of posted patches, not reviewed or picked
> > up by anyone laying around somewhere? I thought Andrew-the-patch-vacuum
> > had been doing a great job of keeping that from happening lately.
>
> Er... Surely you can think of examples of patches that went through
> -mm without serious review? Not to mention that 2 S-o-B normally
> means only one thing: "went to Linus through some tree". Which does
> not guarantee any real review, as you damn well know.

Yes, I agree, there are lots of examples of this, but the overall
majority are reviewed by 2 people at least (or sure as hell should be,
maybe we need to bring into existance the "reviewed-by" marking to
ensure this.)

Do you know of a way to help this get better?

thanks,

greg k-h


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