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SubjectRe: [GIT] Networking
On Thu 2017-08-31 07:44:58, Kalle Valo wrote:
> David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> writes:
>
> > From: Kalle Valo <kvalo@codeaurora.org>
> > Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2017 20:31:31 +0300
> >
> >> AFAICS the bug was introduced by 9df86e2e702c6 back in 2010. If the bug
> >> has been there for 7 years so waiting for a few more weeks should not
> >> hurt.
> >
> > As a maintainer you have a right to handle bug fixing in that way, but
> > certainly that is not how I would handle this.
> >
> > It's easy to validate this fix, it's extremely unlikely to cause
> > a regression, and fixes a problem someone actually was able to
> > trigger.
> >
> > Deferring to -next only has the side effect of making people wait
> > longer for the fix.
>
> Yeah, you are right there. I did actually ponder which I tree should
> commit it back in July but due to various reasons decided differently.

Can we still get the fix to v4.13-final? :-).

Thanks,
Pavel
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