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Date:	Fri, 01 Jun 2007 17:48:18 -0400
From:	Dan Williams <dcbw@...hat.com>
To:	"John W. Linville" <linville@...driver.com>
Cc:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>, linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Please pull 'libertas' branch of wireless-2.6

On Thu, 2007-05-31 at 17:16 -0400, John W. Linville wrote:
> On Thu, May 31, 2007 at 05:13:17PM -0400, Dan Williams wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 11:28 -0400, Dan Williams wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 10:07 -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > > > John W. Linville wrote:
> > > > > Lots of stuff here...probably best for 2.6.23...
> > > > 
> > > > Is this best for Linux users... or just easy for developers?
> > > > 
> > > > Won't putting off all these fixes until 2.6.23 leave the driver released 
> > > > in 2.6.22 in shoddy shape?
> 
> > > If you think all the bits from this should just go to 2.6.22, that's
> > > fine with me.  But I don't feel comfortable making that call given what
> > > I thought were the constraints on pushing changes through during an rc
> > > cycle.  When the merge window was open, we backported critical bug fixes
> > > and necessary merge-requirement cleanups to the code in linville's tree,
> > > but avoided changes that didn't impact function.
> > 
> > Any response on these points yet?  I've got yet more cleanups and a few
> > other things queued in libertas-2.6 but I'd like to see where this
> > discussion goes before sending a pull request for the new bits.
> 
> As for me, I have no great problem w/ the whole batch going to 2.6.22.
> The driver is still new and most acknowledge it still has significant
> defficiencies.  Most (but probably not all) of the patches would seem
> to fit some definition of bug fix anyway.  I was just trying to err
> on the side of caution and follow the normal "bugfixes in -rc" process.
> 
> Jeff, the branch in question is based off a vanilla 2.6.22-rc3.
> So it is safe to pull (from a "won't mess-up my tree" perspective)
> if you are so inclined.

Ok; if Jeff is so inclined, we'll push further libertas
cleanups/bugfixes/etc to you, and then you upstream to Jeff, targetted
for inclusion in 2.6.22.

Dan


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