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Re: [3.0-stable PATCH 00/36] Proposed 3.0-stable bug patches

To: Mark Tinguely <tinguely@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [3.0-stable PATCH 00/36] Proposed 3.0-stable bug patches
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2012 08:45:05 +1100
Cc: stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20121203144208.143464631@xxxxxxx>
References: <20121203144208.143464631@xxxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)
On Mon, Dec 03, 2012 at 05:42:08PM -0600, Mark Tinguely wrote:
> Here a collection of bug fixes for 3.0-stable. Many of these patches
> were also selected by Dave Chinner as possible 3.0-stable patches:
>       http://oss.sgi.com/archives/xfs/2012-08/msg00255.html
> 
> I chose only bug fixes and kept the changes to a minimum.
> 
> Patch 21/22 are required for the bug fix in patch 23 but they are
> important changes in their own right.

So I'll ask the same question that Christoph asked me: If nobody is
reporting problems on 3.0.x, why do this and risk regression and
fallout that requires fixing?

FWIW, what testing have you done?

Cheers,

Dave.
-- 
Dave Chinner
david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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