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From: "Ahmed S. Darwish" <>
To: Rolf Eike Beer <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.6.20-rc3] TTY_IO: Remove unnecessary kmalloc casts
Date: Fri, 5 Jan 2007 12:32:47 +0200
Message-ID: <20070105103247.GC382@Ahmed> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, Jan 05, 2007 at 11:26:07AM +0100, Rolf Eike Beer wrote:

> One big patch for the whole kernel will not work anyway. You have to split it 
> up to allow subsystems to integrate them in their own trees. With one big 
> patch you would get collisions all over the tree causing the complete patch 
> to get dropped. Also CC subsystem maintainers on their parts. And please send 
> the patches as replies to the first one as it cleans up readability of lkml a 
> lot :)

Oops, Just read this warning after sending the (big) patch. Sorry It's my first
patch :). I'll split it and do as written. Thanks alot :).

> > I think this will be better done in another patch to let every patch do one
> > single thing. right ?
> Yes. But I would suggest starting with the kmalloc()->kzalloc() things. When 
> you do this conversions just remove the casts of the lines you're touching. 
> This will reduce the size of the complete thing avoiding two rather trivial 
> patches touching the same line twice.
> Eike

OK. In progress

Ahmed S. Darwish

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Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-05  6:36 Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-01-05  6:56 ` Robert P. J. Day
2007-01-05  7:14   ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-01-05  8:10 ` Rolf Eike Beer
2007-01-05 10:06   ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-01-05 10:18     ` Robert P. J. Day
2007-01-05 10:39       ` Pekka Enberg
2007-01-05 10:51       ` Alan
2007-01-05 10:41         ` Robert P. J. Day
2007-01-05 11:03         ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-01-06  2:36       ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-01-06  7:35         ` Robert P. J. Day
2007-01-05 10:26     ` Rolf Eike Beer
2007-01-05 10:32       ` Ahmed S. Darwish [this message]
2007-01-05 11:54         ` Rolf Eike Beer

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