On Mon, 16 Apr 2018, Sasha Levin wrote: > So if a user is operating a nuclear power plant, and has 2 leds: green > one that says "All OK!" and a red one saying "NUCLEAR MELTDOWN!", and > once in a blue moon a race condition is causing the red one to go on and > cause panic in the little province he lives in, we should tell that user > to fuck off? > > LEDs may not be critical for you, but they can be critical for someone > else. Think of all the different users we have and the wildly different > ways they use the kernel.
I am pretty sure that for almost every fix there is a person on a planet that'd rate it "critical". We can't really use this as an argument for inclusion of code into -stable, as that'd mean that -stable and Linus' tree would have to be basically the same. -- Jiri Kosina SUSE Labs