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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, 16 Apr 2018 12:00:08 -0700
Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:



> > On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 11:52 AM, Linus Torvalds
> > <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > We're better off making *no* progress, than making "unsteady progress".
> > >
> > > Really. Seriously.

[ me inserted: ]

> On Mon, 16 Apr 2018 3:24:29 PM, Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> wrote:
>
> > I'm talking about the given example of a simple memory bug that caused
> > a very subtle breakage of API, which had another trivial fix that
> > should be backported. I'm not sure that's what you were talking about.

>
> Side note: the original impetus for this was our suspend/resume mess.
> It went on for *YEARS*, and it was absolutely chock-full of exactly
> this "I fixed the worse problem, and introduced another one".

What you are talking about here isn't what I was talking about above ;-)

-- Steve

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