Re: [patch] xbow.c kmalloc fixes

From: Jesse Barnes <>
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.

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