On 2018-02-14 03:08 PM, Sean Paul wrote: > 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!
It's not that simple, is it? Fast-tracking patches (some of which appear to be untested) to stable without an immediate cause for urgency seems risky to me. -- Earthling Michel Dänzer | http://www.amd.com Libre software enthusiast | Mesa and X developer _______________________________________________ Nouveau mailing list Nouveau@lists.freedesktop.org https://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/nouveau