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    SubjectRE: [PATCH 2.6.35-rc1] net: vmxnet3 fixes [0/5] Spare skb to avoid starvation


    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: David Miller [mailto:davem@davemloft.net]
    > Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2010 2:41 PM
    > To: Shreyas Bhatewara
    > Cc: netdev-devel@vger.kernel.org; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; pv-
    > drivers@vmware.com; Michael Stolarchuk
    > Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.6.35-rc1] net: vmxnet3 fixes [0/5] Spare skb to
    > avoid starvation
    >
    >
    > A couple problems remaining in this patch set:
    >
    > 1) Too many bug fixes for this late in the -rc series of 2.6.35
    > Pick a smaller number of fixes, the most critical ones, perhaps
    > 2 or 3, and re-submit those for net-2.6
    >
    > Pick the ones that produce easily triggers crashes or documented
    > regressions present on the official lkml regression list.
    >
    > Send the rest in for net-next-2.6

    Could you please apply all the patches in the series to net-next-2.6, the patches will apply cleanly. Or would you rather have them reposted them with proper subject line ?

    >
    > 2) Bumping the driver version every patch in a patch series is
    > pointless.
    > Do the bump once, at the end of the series.


    The version numbers bumps although seemingly pointless (and harmless), make my life easy to track and maintain the bug#-to-fix mapping.


    Thanks.
    ->Shreyas


    >
    > Thanks.


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