lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2002]   [Jan]   [30]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    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..

    Linus

    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:15    [W:0.035 / U:59.620 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site