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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: Matthew Wilcox <matthew@wil.cx>
Cc: torvalds@linux-foundation.org, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Pull request: DMA pool updates
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 18:57:01 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080128185701.752fe2c8.akpm@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080129024524.GA20198@parisc-linux.org>

On Mon, 28 Jan 2008 19:45:25 -0700 Matthew Wilcox <matthew@wil.cx> wrote:

> > afaik these patches have been tested by nobody except thyself?
> 
> I've tested them myself, then I sent them to the perf team who ran the
> (4 hour long) benchmark, and they reported success.  As with many patches
> these days, they sank into a pit of indifference.

I like to think that's because everyone is all fired up about bugfixes and
the regression reports.  heh.

It's a simple matter for me to add another git tree, which gets things a
bit more exposure.

>  Perhaps I need to
> take a leaf from my former government's book and sex up my patch
> descriptions a bit.

Well these two pulls came with effectively no description at all.  Put
yourself in Linus's position...


  reply	other threads:[~2008-01-29  2:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-01-29  0:11 Matthew Wilcox
2008-01-29  1:07 ` Andrew Morton
2008-01-29  2:45   ` Matthew Wilcox
2008-01-29  2:57     ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2008-02-04 17:55 ` mark gross
2008-02-06  2:52 Matthew Wilcox
2008-02-06  3:22 ` Andrew Morton

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