Re: [PATCH] loop.c: kernel_thread() retval check

From: Willy Tarreau
Date: Sun Aug 20 2006 - 18:56:42 EST

On Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 12:11:08AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> Ar Llu, 2006-08-21 am 02:34 +0400, ysgrifennodd Solar Designer:
> > Do you really think that getting this fix into 2.4 should be delayed
> > like that?
> I have no problem with it going into 2.4. Someone should forward port it
> - but there should be plenty of people on the lists to do that.

That's so true ! We're relying too much on our own time while many people
might be waiting for some little work to start taking a look at the kernel
internals !

I think I will be starting to ask for forward porters for the fixed to 2.4
that need to be ported to 2.6 too.


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