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SubjectRe: [git pull] Please pull powerpc.git merge branch
	Hi Linus,

On Wed, 11 Mar 2009, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Mar 2009, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > I'd like to have Andrew or Linus opinion on doing this driver swap that
> > late in the process.
>
> Quite franklly, no.
>
> If it was a totally _new_ driver, there's no chance of regression, which
> is why we allow those drivers.
>
> But switching an old one for a new one does not match that pattern. We can
> clearly get regressions. As such, we don't do it late in the -rc series.

Are you aware the old one was introduced in 2.6.29-rc1? So there cannot be a
regression from 2.6.28 or older.

Thanks!

With kind regards,

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