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SubjectRe: Announce: Linux-next (Or Andrew's dream :-))
On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 09:51:52PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > We could simply decide that API changes affecting more than one subsystem
> > Must Be Serialized(tm). Explicitly. As in "any such change is posted
> Welcome to dreamland. The only way I can get serial changes done is to
> wait months and eventually simply persuade Andrew to ignore the
> "maintainers" who are basically not responding.

... because we didn't realise that the pre-requisits for those patches
had already gone in. If that had been the case, I'd have applied the
ARM changes for the new tty ioctls immediately.

It was a communication problem, not a process problem.

Russell King
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux -
maintainer of:

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