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From: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Linus <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, FUJITA Tomonori <tomof@acm.org>
Subject: Ordering of commits and breaking bisecting
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 09:38:17 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080206093817.60091256.sfr@canb.auug.org.au> (raw)

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Hi all,

Can we be a bit more careful with the ordering of commits, please?
Commit d22a6966b8029913fac37d078ab2403898d94c63 (iommu sg merging: add
accessors for segment_boundary_mask in device_dma_parameters())
introduces the dma_get_seg_boundary accessor which is used in the
*preceding* commits fb3475e9b6bfa666107512fbd6006c26014f04b8 (for
powerpc), and 1b39b077789955c8389488d53d075518fdcd582e and
fde9a1094ddf2892188a8a0eccda527de47cba8e (for x86).

Thus we have another set of commits that will break bisection.  This one
was easily avoidable.

A little more care is needed.
-- 
Cheers,
Stephen Rothwell                    sfr@canb.auug.org.au
http://www.canb.auug.org.au/~sfr/

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             reply	other threads:[~2008-02-05 22:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-05 22:38 Stephen Rothwell [this message]
2008-02-06 23:22 ` FUJITA Tomonori

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