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SubjectRe: [GIT]: Networking
On Mon, 06 Apr 2009 21:04:26 -0700 (PDT)
David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:

> From: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@virtuousgeek.org>
> Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2009 20:24:41 -0700
>
> > On Mon, 6 Apr 2009 19:32:11 -0700 (PDT)
> > Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> >
> >> On Mon, 6 Apr 2009, David Miller wrote:
> >>
> >> > From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
> >> > Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2009 18:25:31 -0700 (PDT)
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > The sky2 driver is buggered (by the previous pull, I presume).
> >> > > Some PCI interaction. NULL pointer dereference at boot.
> >> >
> >> > Fixed in the PCI tree, have you pulled that one yet?
> >>
> >> Nobody has even _asked_ me to pull.
> >>
> >> What's the point of having fixes available if they aren't merged?
> >
> > I just pushed it into my repo today and wanted at least a day of
> > linux-next before asking you to pull.
>
> I feel like I've been watching people get pointed to that fix
> for what seems like days.
>
> In fact this is why I was under the impression that you had
> already asked Linus to merge the fix. :-)

It came in right as I was putting together my tree for the merge
window; putting it in along with a few other fixes would have meant a
delay to do more testing etc so I figured I'd put it off until now.
Sorry about that; I didn't know so many people were running into it.

--
Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center


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