RE: [PATCH 0/1] net/hyperv: Use wait_event on outstanding sends during device removal

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Miller [mailto:davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, June 04, 2012 11:51 AM
> To: Haiyang Zhang
> Cc: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; KY Srinivasan; olaf@xxxxxxxxx; linux-
> kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/1] net/hyperv: Use wait_event on outstanding sends
> during device removal
> 
> From: Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Mon,  4 Jun 2012 07:35:31 -0700
> 
> > This patch is targeting net-next tree (when it's available for check
> in).
> >
> > Haiyang Zhang (1):
> >   net/hyperv: Use wait_event on outstanding sends during device
> removal
> 
> Why in the world are you doing this?
> 
> This patch you are already asking me to apply to the 'net' tree, and
> changes already will automatically propagate from 'net' to
> 'net-next' the next time I merge those trees.
> 
> So you never need to submit bug fixes twice, once for 'net' and
> once for 'net-next' so please do not do it.

A while ago, I was told the 'net' tree is only for urgent fixes, and I
should specify the target tree instead of letting you guess. But, that's
fine if you will apply it (after my updating the indentation) to 'net',
then merge it into 'net-next' tree automatically.

Thanks,
- Haiyang


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