Re: [stable] [patch 00/54] 2.6.21-stable review

From: Greg KH
Date: Fri Jun 08 2007 - 13:34:21 EST

On Fri, Jun 08, 2007 at 01:28:52PM -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 08, 2007 at 12:21:27AM -0700, Chris Wright wrote:
> > This is the start of the stable review cycle for the release.
> > There are 54 patches in this series, all will be posted as a response
> > to this one. If anyone has any issues with these being applied, please
> > let us know. If anyone is a maintainer of the proper subsystem, and
> > wants to add a Signed-off-by: line to the patch, please respond with it.
> >
> > These patches are sent out with a number of different people on the
> > Cc: line. If you wish to be a reviewer, please email stable@xxxxxxxxxx
> > to add your name to the list. If you want to be off the reviewer list,
> > also email us.
> I'm wondering if it makes sense to do more regular releases of -stable
> so that the patchqueue doesn't build up so much. It's painful
> to sit down and review lots of patches in one sitting.
> Additionally, with lots of change, it's a real pain to figure out
> "which one of the 50 patches that went into the last -stable
> makes my machine not boot" (which I had to do recently).

It probably does. Unfortunately I've been traveling _way_ too much
lately and got behind on the patch queue. I'll try to remember to push
out a new release sooner, as it looks like the majority of my travel is
coming to an end (only 2 trips this month...)


greg k-h
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