Re: linux-next: manual merge of the aio tree with the vfs tree

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Tue Mar 15 2016 - 04:38:10 EST

On Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 11:24:38AM -0400, Benjamin LaHaise wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 08:35:23AM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > The aio changes have either been reviewed negatively or not at all. That
> > tree should be dropped.
> That isn't solely your decision. If you have comments, please provide
> constructive feedback, as there are users and use-cases that need this
> kind of functionality.

Nothing should be a "sole decision". But you have patches that stomp
all over areas outside your maintainership, and even those in there
aren't reviewed. This does not fit the Linux-next criteria.