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SubjectRe: [git pull] drm patches for 2.6.27 final
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On Sun, 2008-08-24 at 21:57 +0100, Dave Airlie wrote:
> > Quite frankly, I'm not going to take this.
> >
> > None of what you describe sounds like regressions, and this is just TOO
> > F*CKING LATE to take big changes like this, to a fragile subsystem that
> > has historically easily introduced new regressions.
> >
> > Can you please make a branch with ONLY REGRESSIONS, or fixes for major
> > problems that don't introduce several thousand lines of new code?
> >
> > Because you seem to be constantly unable to understand what "merge window"
> > means. And I'm not going to take this kind of crap.
>
> I thought you might say that, I'll re-send with just the ones that fix the
> major issues, instead of ones that fix issues people wanted fixed. Most of
> the real bits were in Rawhide kernels for a few weeks, which tbh kicks the
> ass outta a linux-next/linux-mm test cycle.
>
> Your reply now serves as place to point people at when they ask why Red
> Hat/Fedora ships features that they can't get for 1-6 months, and I'm fine
> with that.

6 months sounds too long, there's at least one merge window in such a
time-frame.





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