Re: [PULL] vhost: tcm_vhost fixes for 3.9

From: David Miller
Date: Mon Mar 18 2013 - 16:05:32 EST

From: "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:54:43 +0200

> On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 01:01:36PM -0400, David Miller wrote:
>> From: "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:20:03 +0200
>> > The following changes since commit 8c6216d7f118a128678270824b6a1286a63863ca:
>> >
>> > Revert "ip_gre: make ipgre_tunnel_xmit() not parse network header as IP unconditionally" (2013-03-16 23:00:41 -0400)
>> >
>> > are available in the git repository at:
>> >
>> > git:// vhost-net
>> >
>> > for you to fetch changes up to deb7cb067dabd3be625eaf5495da8bdc97377fc1:
>> >
>> > tcm_vhost: Flush vhost_work in vhost_scsi_flush() (2013-03-17 13:04:14 +0200)
>> This is a scsi driver, I therefore don't think this pull request is for me.
>> Please avoid such confusion in the future, and don't use branch names
>> like "vhost-net" for SCSI driver fixes.
>> Thanks.
> We are sharing quite a bit of code, so it's a common tree.
> There was a vhost-net patch there too but you picked it up
> directly so I dropped that and what's left is vhost-scsi.
> Typically vhost-net dominates so I'm just used to merging all vhost
> things through you but if you think it's wrong I can send it directly to
> Linus.

Just like any other "bus" or "layer" for drivers, you should
really just send the networking bits my way.

Now, in situations where some generic vhost infrastructure is
necessary for a vhost-net specific change, that might be a
situation where we can merge the infrastructure change into
my tree so that the networking bits can go in too.
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