Re: [GIT PULL] NTB bug fixes for v4.15

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Mon Nov 20 2017 - 01:37:51 EST

On Sun, Nov 19, 2017 at 8:25 PM, Logan Gunthorpe <logang@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 19/11/17 11:12 AM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> I am now traveling, and am not inclined to pull stuff that hasn't been
>> in linux-next unless it's just obviously bug-fixes.
> Sigh. This work has been held up for two cycles due to issues with the
> process.
> If it's of any consideration, my Switchtec NTB patches were in one of my
> repos which is subscribed to the kbuild test robot. I did receive a
> build success notification email on it a few months ago. It's also an
> isolated driver which shouldn't have any effect on any other systems.

Gaah. I guess I can take the pull request.

I do want to protest the timing and the lack of linux-next coverage.
If it has really been ready for months, why hasn't it been in
linux-next at all?