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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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