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Date:	Thu, 24 Jun 2010 20:50:59 -0700
From:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
To:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	herbert@...dor.hengli.com.au, mst@...hat.com, frzhang@...hat.com,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, amwang@...hat.com, shemminger@...tta.com,
	mpm@...enic.com, paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com,
	a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl, mingo@...e.hu
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/8] netpoll: Allow netpoll_setup/cleanup recursion

On Thu, 24 Jun 2010 20:30:06 -0700 (PDT) David Miller <davem@...emloft.net> wrote:

> From: Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
> Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2010 18:21:23 -0700
> 
> > Dave, the fixup should be folded into the original patch please -
> > otherwise we'll have a machine-hangs-up bisection hole which spans two
> > weeks work of commits.
> 
> I'm not unwrapping my tree that far back, and there's already been
> a dependent tree pull or two which depend upon the tree past that
> commit, one of it was a rather large wireless merge.
> 
> It's going to screw over too many people.
> 
> We'll just merge the bug fix in, and be done with it.

Sigh.  That really sucks.

What happens if you want to actually *drop* a patch from net-next? 
Surely that happens?

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