Re: [PATCH 1/6] new timeofday core subsystem for -mm (v.B3)

From: Roman Zippel
Date: Mon Jun 20 2005 - 05:56:58 EST


On Mon, 20 Jun 2005, Ulrich Windl wrote:

> it seems you don't like the patch for some personal reasons, and now your are
> trying to find arguments against it.

Please stop trying such mind reading tricks.

> > fix it first, if the current system is a mess clean it up first, but
> > don't mix these two steps, unless you want to introduce more broken mess.
> If you introduce something new (higher resolution clock), you should start with
> something clean. Just hacking it in the first attempt, anf then making it
> beautiful in a second attempt is a waste of time IMHO.

Well, I'm not really convinced of the quality of the patch, if nobody can
explain it to me and I don't think my questions were that unreasonable.
We are talking about a core subsystem here, which IMO justifies a little
more care. Maybe you should follow the fs development a bit for an example
how to do even large changes in relatively simple steps.

bye, Roman
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