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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.21
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On (26/04/07 20:45), Adrian Bunk didst pronounce:
> On Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 08:37:14PM +0200, Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
> >...
> > With KNOWN_PROBLEMS information, sysadmins can decide if they can
> > safely upgrade to .0 or if they have to wait for .123.
> >...
>
> Listing regressions like the following will most likely be zero help for
> them when deciding whether to upgrade now or later (and BTW, the latter
> might imply running a kernel with known security issues):
>
> Subject : acpi_pm clocksource loses time on x86-64
> References : http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/4/17/143
> Submitter : Mikael Pettersson <mikpe@it.uu.se>
> Handled-By : John Stultz <johnstul@us.ibm.com>
> Len Brown <lenb@kernel.org>
> Status : problem is being debugged
>

On the other hand when I was responsible for a bug, it was a great help
to see this sort of mail. Not only as it reminded I was responsible for a
screw-up but when I sent a fix out, these mails let me know it was being
picked up and ensured it made it to mainline.

--
Mel Gorman
Part-time Phd Student Linux Technology Center
University of Limerick IBM Dublin Software Lab
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