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SubjectRe: The direction linux is taking
On Thu, Dec 27, 2001 at 03:11:01PM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Dec 2001, Russell King wrote:
> > I envy Alan, Linus, and Marcelo for having the ability to silently
> > drop patches and wait for resends.
> I'm not going to resend more than twice. If after that
> a critical bugfix isn't applied, I'll put it in our
> kernel RPM and the rest of the world has tough luck.

There is a difference between critical bugfixes and patches that don't
do the Right Thing [tm]. I've never seen Russell dropping the former.


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