Re: [patch] xbow.c kmalloc fixes

From: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes_at_sgi.com>
Date: 2003-10-18 03:37:54
On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 10:31:27AM -0700, David Mosberger wrote:
> So what should be done about these SN2 cleanups?  I don't want to
> accept dozens of small "fixes" (which really are mostly cleanups) as
> that would defeat the idea of the code-fixes-only decree.  On the
> other hand, I really would like to see the SN2 code cleaned up so we actually
> have a sane base to do bug fixes on top of.

Unfortunately, many of the cleanups and fixes (of which there are many)
are now intertwined.

> Perhaps it would actually be a better idea to have one big SN2 cleanup
> patch which gets applied directly by Andrew?  It seems like he would
> be OK with a one-time exception (since the code had been in the works
> and since the old code is so gross) and as long as the patch doesn't
> break GENERIC compiles, I'm going to be OK with it anyhow.  How about
> it?

Sounds good to me.  Pat, do you have one big patch you can send to
Andrew that includes Jes' latest checkins?  Let me know if you need help
testing it.

Thanks,
Jesse
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