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SubjectRe: [PATCH AUTOSEL for 4.14 015/161] printk: Add console owner and waiter logic to load balance console writes
On Mon 2018-04-16 08:18:09, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 6:30 AM, Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> wrote:
> >
> > I wonder if the "AUTOSEL" patches should at least have an "ack-by" from
> > someone before they are pulled in. Otherwise there may be some subtle
> > issues that can find their way into stable releases.
>
> I don't know about anybody else, but I get so many of the patch-bot
> patches for stable etc that I will *not* reply to normal cases. Only
> if there's some issue with a patch will I reply.
>
> I probably do get more than most, but still - requiring active
> participation for the steady flow of normal stable patches is almost
> pointless.
>
> Just look at the subject line of this thread. The numbers are so big
> that you almost need exponential notation for them.

Question is if we need that many stable patches? Autosel seems to be
picking up race conditions in LED state and W+X page fixes... I'd
really like to see less stable patches.
Pavel
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