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Date:   Mon, 18 May 2020 17:00:04 +0200
From:   Stephen Kitt <>
To:     Jonathan Corbet <>
Cc:     Stephen Rothwell <>,
        Al Viro <>,
        David Miller <>,
        Networking <>,
        Linux Next Mailing List <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
        Christoph Hellwig <>
Subject: Re: linux-next: manual merge of the jc_docs tree with the vfs and
 net-next trees

Le 18/05/2020 14:22, Jonathan Corbet a écrit :
> On Mon, 18 May 2020 12:30:13 +1000
> Stephen Rothwell <> wrote:
>> Today's linux-next merge of the jc_docs tree got a conflict in:
>>   kernel/sysctl.c
>> between commit:
>>   f461d2dcd511 ("sysctl: avoid forward declarations")
>> from the vfs tree and commit:
>>   2f4c33063ad7 ("docs: sysctl/kernel: document ngroups_max")
>> from the jc_docs tree.
> Hmm...that's somewhat messy.  I somehow managed to miss the change to
> kernel/sysctl.c that doesn't have much to do with documentation.  
> Stephen
> (Kitt): I've reverted that change for now.  Could I ask you to resubmit 
> it
> as two different patches?  I'll happily take the actual docs change; 
> the
> sysctl change can be sent to the VFS tree on top of the changes there.

Done, thanks.

> In general we really don't want to mix unrelated changes like this.

Noted, I’ll avoid mixing changes in future.



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