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From: Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org>
To: Theodore Tso <tytso@mit.edu>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>,
	Andreas Dilger <adilger@sun.com>,
	sct@redhat.com, akpm@linux-foundation.org,
	linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [2.6 patch] fs/jbd/journal.c: cleanups
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 21:39:30 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080227193930.GE29269@cs181133002.pp.htv.fi> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080218132858.GA12568@mit.edu>

On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 08:28:58AM -0500, Theodore Tso wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 03:12:09PM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > If me resending this old patch collides with something finally getting a 
> > user this part of my patch shouldn't be applied now (but you might get 
> > it again in 6 months if it's still unused...).
> > 
> > But generally such conflicts would become visible if "known development 
> > trees that are intended for mainline" were in -mm.
> 
> It *has* been in -mm, except for periods when akpm has dropped it due
> to conflicts due to the "must have an in-tree user" doctrinaire
> attitude due to a conflict with the r/o bind patch.

OK, that's bad luck.

> Did you actually try to do a compile test, or only made sure the patch
> would apply?  The patch won't collide at application time, but it
> would when you compile it....

Yes, I do test compilations of all of my patches.

But I don't have an overview of all development trees for all 
subsystems.

> 						- Ted

cu
Adrian

-- 

       "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
                                       Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed


  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-27 19:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-17  8:19 Adrian Bunk
2008-02-18  7:04 ` Andreas Dilger
2008-02-18  7:12   ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-18 11:49     ` Theodore Tso
2008-02-18 12:57       ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-18 13:31         ` Theodore Tso
2008-02-18 13:55           ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-18 13:12       ` Adrian Bunk
2008-02-18 13:28         ` Theodore Tso
2008-02-27 19:39           ` Adrian Bunk [this message]
2008-02-18 13:31         ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-18 15:11           ` Theodore Tso
2008-02-18 16:22             ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-27 21:20   ` [2.6 patch] unexport journal_update_superblock Adrian Bunk

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