On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 10:26:35AM +0100, Maarten Lankhorst wrote:
> Op 14-02-18 om 09:46 schreef Lukas Wunner:
> > Dear drm-misc maintainers,
> > On Sun, Feb 11, 2018 at 10:38:28AM +0100, Lukas Wunner wrote:
> >> Fix a deadlock on hybrid graphics laptops that's been present since 2013:
> > This series has been reviewed, consent has been expressed by the most
> > interested parties, patch [1/5] which touches files outside drivers/gpu
> > has been acked and I've just out a v2 addressing the only objection
> > raised. My plan is thus to wait another two days for comments and,
> > barring further objections, push to drm-misc this weekend.
> > However I'm struggling with the decision whether to push to next or
> > fixes. The series is marked for stable, however the number of
> > affected machines is limited and for an issue that's been present
> > for 5 years it probably doesn't matter if it soaks another two months
> > in linux-next befor it gets backported. Hence I tend to err on the
> > side of caution and push to next, however a case could be made that
> > fixes is more appropriate.
> > I'm lacking experience making such decisions and would be interested
> > to learn how you'd handle this.
> > Thanks,
> > Lukas
> I would say fixes, it doesn't look particularly scary. :)
Agreed. If it's good enough for stable, it's good enough for -fixes!
Sean Paul, Software Engineer, Google / Chromium OS
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