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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.16
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Anuradha Ratnaweera <anuradha@gnu.org> writes:

> On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 05:51:59AM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote:
>> On Tue, 27 Nov 2001, Anuradha Ratnaweera wrote:
>> > On Mon, Nov 26, 2001 at 10:30:08AM -0200, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
>> > >
>> > > final:
>> > > - Fix 8139too oops (Philipp Matthias Hahn)
>> >
>> > Won't that be a good idea to keep the -final the same as the last -pre?
>>
>> That's basically what happened. This 8139too fix is
>> ONE LINE, in a self-contained piece of code.
>
> It is still not okey to include even _small_ changes, because it is hard to
> define what small is. Although we are sure that is is going to break,
> Murphey's laws may get in ...;)

It's Marcelo deciding what it's ok and what not. He's the one
responsible for it. If you like to give him a friendly advise - fine
with me but I don't think you've got the right to *define* what's ok
and what not for Marcelo.

I've got the impression from these threads about maintaince on lkml
that a number of people try to force something on Marcelo without
giving him a chance to find his own way of doing it. I trust Marcelo
that he'll do the right thing.

Could we get back to coding and testing?

Andreas

P.S. I trimmed the CC list to only include lkml.
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Andreas Jaeger
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