Re: [net/mm PATCH v2 0/3] Page fragment updates

From: David Miller
Date: Tue Dec 27 2016 - 13:55:37 EST

From: Alexander Duyck <alexander.duyck@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2016 10:54:14 -0800

> Dave, I was wondering if you would be okay with me trying to push the
> three patches though net-next. I'm thinking I might scale back the
> first patch so that it is just a rename instead of making any
> functional changes. The main reason why I am thinking of trying to
> submit through net-next is because then I can then start working on
> submitting the driver patches for net-next. Otherwise I'm looking at
> this set creating a merge mess since I don't see a good way to push
> the driver changes without already having these changes present.
> I'll wait until Andrew can weigh in on the patches before
> resubmitting. My thought was to get an Acked-by from him and then see
> if I can get them accepted into net-next. That way there isn't any
> funky cross-tree merging that will need to go on, and it shouldn't
> really impact the mm tree all that much as the only consumers for the
> page frag code are the network stack anyway.

I'm fine with this plan.