When you are ready for wider testing, if you have a patch against a released kernel it makes testing easy, characteristics are pretty well known already.In other words, it seemed like a good idea at the time, but I am open
I went ahead and added the cleanup patch to the front of the
git-md-accel.patch series. A few more whitespace cleanups, but no
major changes from what I posted earlier. The new rebased series is
still passing my tests and Neil's tests in mdadm.