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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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