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Re: [GIT Review] xfs: 2.6.36 fixes

To: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [GIT Review] xfs: 2.6.36 fixes
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 14:50:32 +1000
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20100825011028.GL31488@dastard>
References: <20100824024445.GJ31488@dastard> <1282690498.1885.74.camel@doink> <20100825011028.GL31488@dastard>
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On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 11:10:28AM +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 05:54:58PM -0500, Alex Elder wrote:
> > On Tue, 2010-08-24 at 12:44 +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> > > Folks,
> > > 
> > > Can you please cast an eye over the the tree below to check that all
> > > the bug fixes that need to go into 2.6.36 are there? If so, I'll
> > > send a pull request to Linus tomorrow.
> > > 
> > > Note that these are just the outstanding bug fixes that have been
> > > reviewed (as Linus has again decreed for pull requests after -rc1),
> > > so it not the complete set of reviewd patches that exist.
> > > 
> > > Cheers,
> > > 
> > > Dave.
> > 
> > All of these commits look good to me.  I will have these
> > and all the rest published on the oss.sgi.com tree later
> > this week.  I've been on vacation and have gotten behind.
> 
> I'm going to send the pull to Linus, anyway, Alex.
> 
> The problem is deeper than "been on vacation" - regardless of
> whether you are on vacation we can't rely on you to do anything
> immediately. It might be code review, triage community reported
> bugs, pulling patches into the OSS tree or sending stuff to Linus,
> but it's always a week or two later than it needs to be. This is
> not a new problem, either.

So this doesn't get taken the wrong way, this is not a comment on
the quality of the work you do, Alex. My concern is the limited
amount of time you have available to do the required work and
avoiding the bottleneck it causes.

Cheers,

Dave.
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Dave Chinner
david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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