2.6.x.y gatekeeper discipline
Date: Wed Mar 09 2005 - 16:23:33 EST
I had hoped that the proper discipline in rejecting non-critical patches
would have pertained. I remain unconvinced that the .y releases are
anything but noise that should have been kept elsewhere. After reading
through a patch summary, I see this as typical:
ChangeSet 2005/02/22 20:56:28-05:00, bunk @ stusta.de
[PATCH] drivers/net/via-rhine.c: make a variable static const
This patch makes a needlessly global variable static const.
Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>
It's possible I simply don't get it, but the above description of a
patch hardly seems like it would qualify for the intentions of the
Is this typical, and is this in line with the intent of the x.y series?
If this is going to achieve the objective, the gatekeeper has to be a
real stubborn, unpopular horse's ass it seems, with a sign on his
forehead that reads: GO AWAY AND COME ANOTHER DAY!
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