Re: [patch] xbow.c kmalloc fixes

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2003-10-18 06:08:01
>>>>> On Fri, 17 Oct 2003 10:37:54 -0700, jbarnes@sgi.com (Jesse Barnes) said:

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

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

Yes, I understand and I don't think it makes sense to seprate them
out, since the cleanups are so badly needed, they should count as
fixes...

  >> 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?

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

Great!

	--david

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