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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Deprecate --file
On Tue, Jan 08, 2008 at 10:01:19AM -0800, Daniel Walker wrote:
> > It is a simple pain/benefit issue.
> > Fixing the 25 errors and 13 warnings in kernel/profile.c may look
> > like an easy task but then we put additional burden on the 10 people
> > that have patches pending for this file.
> This goes for all patches on kernel/profile.c tho .. If I make a big mod
> to kernel/profile.c, that will screw up anyone else who has patches for
> that file..

Obviously, but why make it worse? And what's more important? A
"clean tree" (especially when some of the things that
flag are arbitrary and Not All That Important), or wasting developers'
time invalidating potentially huge number of patches thanks to cleanup

- Ted

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