Re: [PATCH AUTOSEL for 4.14 015/161] printk: Add console owner and waiter logic to load balance console writes

From: Mike Galbraith
Date: Tue Apr 17 2018 - 12:27:11 EST

On Tue, 2018-04-17 at 17:52 +0200, Jiri Kosina wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Apr 2018, Sasha Levin wrote:
> > How do I get the XFS folks to send their stuff to -stable? (we have
> > quite a few customers who use XFS)
> If XFS (or *any* other subsystem) doesn't have enough manpower of upstream
> maintainers to deal with stable, we just have to accept that and find an
> answer to that.
> If XFS folks claim that they don't have enough mental capacity to
> create/verify XFS backports, I totally don't see how any kind of AI would
> have.
> If your business relies on XFS (and so does ours, BTW) or any other
> subsystem that doesn't have enough manpower to care for stable, the proper
> solution (and contribution) would be just bringing more people into the
> XFS community.
> To put it simply -- I don't think the simple lack of actual human
> brainpower can be reasonably resolved in other way than bringing more of
> it in.

Not to worry... soon enough it'll be submitting properly massaged
backports of the stuff it submitted upstream :)