Re: [patch] xbow.c kmalloc fixes

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2003-10-18 06:11:16
>>>>> On Fri, 17 Oct 2003 18:47:51 +0100, Christoph Hellwig <> said:

  Christoph> On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 10:31:27AM -0700, David Mosberger
  Christoph> 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.

  Christoph> What about letting the SGI folks creeate a
  Christoph> sn-cleanups-2.6 BK tree and let them deal with Linus
  Christoph> themselves with your below blanket approval?

That's what I was suggesting (apart from patch vs bk; I don't care
about the mechanism of getting the updates into Linus tree; I just
don't want to be stuck with a large SN2 update which may or may not be
accepted by Linus/Andrew).

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