Re: 2.4.x driver audit help

From: Frank Davis (
Date: Tue Sep 05 2000 - 14:04:37 EST

     Posting incremental changes to l-k is fine, just CC me, and I'll compile a list of patches for inclusion into 2.4.0 .

------Original Message------
From: Jes Sorensen <>
To: Frank Davis <>
Sent: September 5, 2000 6:06:21 PM GMT
Subject: Re: 2.4.x driver audit help

>>>>> "Frank" == Frank Davis <> writes:

Frank> Hello all, Anyone wishing to re-audit the drivers/block and
Frank> drivers/char for locking issues and submit their patches to me
Frank> directly, feel free. I think if more people comb through the
Frank> code than myself, patches I missed will be found (100 eyes are
Frank> better than 2). Once I think I have all the neccessary patches,
Frank> blessed by the current maintainers, then I'll submit the
Frank> patches to Linus for a finally blessing for inclusion into
Frank> 2.4.0. Regards, Frank

It would be a lot more useful if you posted incremental patches here
instead of doing a giant mega patch once you decide it's done.


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