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    SubjectRe: [GIT PATCH] scsi bug fixes for 2.6.23-rc2
    On Mon, Aug 13 2007, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > Jens Axboe wrote:
    > >#for-akpm is usually only in very few -mm release anyway, so it's not
    > >like it would have made much difference. We/you/I need to improve that,
    > >certainly.
    > >
    > >Honestly, for bsg, it wasn't much of an issue. We had build problems
    > >when bsg was merged which was unfortunate but got fixed quickly. Having
    > >bsg in -mm would not have caused any testing of the driver in question
    > >outside of what it already received, given the nature of it.
    >
    >
    > That's just an excuse for what happened -- you made an end run around
    > our test tree. Pretty please with sugar on it -- make sure changes show
    > up in -mm.

    It's not just an excuse, there are repeatably problems with getting the
    block stuff pulled into -mm. Sometimes it's my problem, but not always.
    Then I get a note saying that pulling was disabled due to merge
    problems, usually right before -mmX goes out. So it misses that release.

    With bsg it wasn't a huge issue imho, since it was in fairly good shape
    and it the issue were mainly with integration. I do try to make sure
    stuff gets tested, but I also know which stuff is more important to get
    exposure and multi-user testing on. bsg wasn't one of those, it's just a
    lowly driver.

    --
    Jens Axboe

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