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Date:	Fri, 15 Jan 2010 16:11:23 +0100 (CET)
From:	John Kacur <jkacur@...hat.com>
To:	Greg KH <greg@...ah.com>
cc:	lkml <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...e.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/15] Staging: Convert the semaphore mess



On Thu, 14 Jan 2010, Greg KH wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 09:51:39PM +0100, John Kacur wrote:
> > Thomas / Ingo / Greg
> > 
> > I started with the patch in -rt 041e3130496f31d0cb4887fc6183117e662f5141
> > and tried to forward port it to 2.6.33-rc3
> > 
> > The patch no-longer applied, because some of the changes were already accepted
> > upstream, some files had been moved or dropped and so on.
> > 
> > So, I broke the original patch into one patch per file, and fixed merge errors.
> > Then I also went and changed similar problems in new code
> > 
> > This code should be queued-up for the 2.6.34 merge window, and should also
> > be applied to the latests -rt branch.
> 
> I can't do that, as it breaks when applying to Linus's latest tree,
> right?
> 
> If this needs to go through some other tree, no objection from me at
> all, feel free to add:
> 	Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...e.de>
> 
> to them.
> 
> thanks,
> 
> greg k-h
> 

Hi Greg.

This shouldn't break - I tested against 2.6.33-rc3, and I just retested 
against 2.6.33-rc4. The origin of the patch is in -rt but there is nothing
-rt about it which is why I would like to push it upstream.

I don't have all that hardware, so my ability to test it is somewhat 
limited - and since these are all staging drivers, I was hoping that you 
would pick it up if Thomas doesn't have any objections.

Thanks

John
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