Re: Please consider reverting7d930bc33653d5592dc386a76a38f39c2e962344

From: Marcel Holtmann
Date: Tue Nov 03 2009 - 11:08:19 EST

Hi Linus,

> > no questions that it needs fixed, I agree with you. However just blindly
> > reverting something, because it fixes it for one or two people, might
> > have side effects that causes more problems than the revert would
> > actually fix.
> Stop whining. Really.
> Everybody understands that it should be fixed. That's not the question.
> But it should be fixed _quickly_. In this case, I have a bisection report
> FROM TWO DAYS AGO. And I'm still kicking myself for not just reverting
> that piece-of-shit commit then, because I spent the time to look at the
> oops and the commit, and could tell that it was crap.
> Instead, I _did_ wait for the subsystem maintainer to get around to it. As
> a result of waiting, I've now wasted time for a lot of other people.

I do have a patch in my inbox from Johannes from 4 days ago that fixes
this issue.

So what is the take away from this now? Do you wanna have Johannes step
over John and Dave and send such a patch directly to you?



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