Re: [PATCH] cryptoloop

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Thu Jul 03 2003 - 11:23:58 EST

On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 11:00:06PM +0200, wrote:
> No, the point of such a series is that each patch does something
> clearly defined, is an improvement even when the author dies the
> next day so that all further work is lost.


> You should never accept a patch that makes things worse and is only
> justified by a future one.

well, I almost agree. If the other patch is posted at the same time
or the regression is for less important code (say a legacy driver)
this can be ok.

> So for everyone except the guy who's writing the code it is best to have
> all the work in place and reviewable at the same time.
> No. Some changes are too large for that.

right, there's changes that are too large. But it really helps a lot
to send a series of patches to give a broader view.

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