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SubjectRe: x86 status was Re: -mm merge plans for 2.6.23

On Wed, 2007-07-11 at 23:16 +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > What contribution do we have from you instead? A week before the .23
> I told him my objections privately earlier. Basically i would
> like to see an actually debuggable step-by-step change, not a rip everything
> out.

You promised privately to do a thorough review as well, which I'm still
waiting for since months.

> If that isn't possible it needs very careful review which just hasn't
> happened yet. But I'm not convinced even step by step is not possible
> here.

There is no step by step thing. You convert an arch to clock events or
you convert it not.

> I thought it was clear that rip everything out is rarely a good idea
> in Linux land? That's really not something I should need to harp on
> repeatedly.

If you have technical objections, put them on the table. Point by point.

All I heard so far from you are platitudes, which are not worth the
electrons to transport them.


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