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    SubjectRe: A modest proposal -- We need a patch penguin

    On Wed, 30 Jan 2002, Alan Cox wrote:
    > So if someone you trusted actually started batching up small fixes and
    > sending you things like
    > "37 random documentation updates - no code changed", "11 patches to fix
    > kmalloc checks", "maintainers updates to 6 network drivers"
    > that would work sanely ?

    Yes. That would take a whole lot of load off me - load I currently handle
    by just not sweating the small stuff, and concentrating on the things I
    think are important.

    > The other related question is device driver implementation stuff (not interfaces
    > and abstractions). You don't seem to check that much anyway, or have any taste
    > in device drivers 8) so should that be part of the small fixing job ?

    I think it has some of the same issues, but I really would prefer to have
    it in a separate batch.

    Quite frankly, this is a large part of what you did..


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