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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.21
Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Apr 2007, Bill Davidsen wrote:
>> If the result is fixing things which then don't get fixed in mainline, as
>> Adrian notes
> That whole premise is flawed. The *rule* for the stable tree is that
> things don't get merged into the stable tree unless they are fixed in
> mainline already.
If Adrian cares to note which two regressions he had in mind in his
previous post <> or what the exact timing
was I'll let him continue this.

> We had that problem in the 2.4.x / 2.5.x split. I think we learnt our
> lesson.
I'd love to think that's the case.

Bill Davidsen <>
"We have more to fear from the bungling of the incompetent than from
the machinations of the wicked." - from Slashdot

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