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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.


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