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Re: Pull request for FS-Cache, including NFS patches

From:  Andrew Morton <akpm-AT-linux-foundation.org>
To:  Christoph Hellwig <hch-AT-infradead.org>
Subject:  Re: Pull request for FS-Cache, including NFS patches
Date:  Thu, 18 Dec 2008 12:36:01 -0800
Message-ID:  <20081218123601.11810b7f.akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc:  sfr-AT-canb.auug.org.au, linux-kernel-AT-vger.kernel.org, nfsv4-AT-linux-nfs.org, steved-AT-redhat.com, dhowells-AT-redhat.com, linux-fsdevel-AT-vger.kernel.org, rwheeler-AT-redhat.com
Archive-link:  Article

On Thu, 18 Dec 2008 09:24:20 -0500
Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 10:44:18PM +1100, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> > Added from today.
> > 
> > Usual spiel: all patches in that branch must have been
> > 	posted to a relevant mailing list
> > 	reviewed
> > 	unit tested
> > 	destined for the next merge window (or the current release)
> > *before* they are included.
> 
> I don't think we want fscache for .29 yet.  I'd rather let the
> credential code settle for one release, and have more time for actually
> reviewing it properly and have it 100% ready for .30.
> 

I don't believe that it has yet been convincingly demonstrated that we
want to merge it at all.

It's a huuuuuuuuge lump of new code, so it really needs to provide
decent value.  Can we revisit this?  Yet again?  What do we get from
all this?


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