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    SubjectRe: [GIT PULL/NEXT] sched/arch: Introduce the finish_arch_post_lock_switch() scheduler callback

    * Russell King <rmk@arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:

    > On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 01:20:53PM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > >
    > > * Russell King <rmk@arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
    > >
    > > > Why am _I_ responsible for which kernel version _Catalin_ used
    > > > for _his_ patches when _he_ committed them?
    > >
    > > If you then pull that tree from him and push it out to
    > > linux-next? Then *of course* you are responsible, it was your
    > > decision to pull it.
    > >
    > > I frequently reject pulls from subsystem maintainers on similar
    > > (and sometimes lesser) grounds - because such mistakes tend to
    > > compound with time.
    > >
    > > The thing is, if you do Git pulls from someone then you must be
    > > absolutely anal about it, because you cannot really fix things
    > > up after the fact. The people you pull from must be your
    > > extended arms, they must be doing an equal or better job than
    > > you. That gives a basis of trust.
    > >
    > > Once that is established, you can be permissive about mistakes.
    > >
    > > But arguing that you are not responsible for what you pull is
    > > absolutely grotesque and establishes a new low for this
    > > discussion really...
    > >
    > > Also, as I told you in the very first mail, I am *fine* with
    > > this having happened, so you having zapped the commits is
    > > indefensible IMO. Mistakes do happen and the patch is fine
    > > technically and sfr and Linus could have handled the trivial
    > > conflict. What I suggested was to do it a bit better in the
    > > future. Is that too much to ask for?
    > >
    > > > You're insane. Totally.
    > >
    > > I think you owe me an apology :-(
    >
    > I owe you nothing. From where I stand, I did nothing wrong.

    Well, even ignoring the arguments you hurled several ad hominems
    at me while I wrote none.

    Thanks,

    Ingo


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