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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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