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    SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] fs/jbd/journal.c: cleanups
    On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 08:28:58AM -0500, Theodore Tso wrote:
    > On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 03:12:09PM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
    > > If me resending this old patch collides with something finally getting a
    > > user this part of my patch shouldn't be applied now (but you might get
    > > it again in 6 months if it's still unused...).
    > >
    > > But generally such conflicts would become visible if "known development
    > > trees that are intended for mainline" were in -mm.
    > It *has* been in -mm, except for periods when akpm has dropped it due
    > to conflicts due to the "must have an in-tree user" doctrinaire
    > attitude due to a conflict with the r/o bind patch.

    OK, that's bad luck.

    > Did you actually try to do a compile test, or only made sure the patch
    > would apply? The patch won't collide at application time, but it
    > would when you compile it....

    Yes, I do test compilations of all of my patches.

    But I don't have an overview of all development trees for all

    > - Ted



    "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
    of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
    "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
    Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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