[SRU][Bionic/Cosmic/Unstable][PATCH 1/1] rtnetlink: fix rtnl_fdb_dump() for ndmsg header

Mauricio Faria de Oliveira mfo at canonical.com
Tue Oct 16 15:42:17 UTC 2018


On Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 10:05 AM Kleber Souza
<kleber.souza at canonical.com> wrote:
>
> On 10/16/18 14:49, Mauricio Faria de Oliveira wrote:
> > Hi Kleber,
> >
> > Thanks for confirming!  I guess I'm interpreting the dates in 'A new
> > SRU cycle started' announces incorrectly...
> >
> >> 17-Oct   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
> >> 22-Oct - 27-Oct   Kernel prep week.
> >
> > The 'last day for commits' is for patches/commits to be sent to the
> > mailing list or to be applied to git trees?
> > I guess my confusion is whether to interpret what is sent as
> > _patches_, and what is applied in git as _commits_.
>
> The "last day" is basically the deadline for having patches at least
> reviewed and ACK'ed on the mailing-list. Depending on the load of the
> team we might start applying the patches only later in the week, but if
> they are ACK'ed they are guaranteed to be picked up.

Ah, now I got it.  Last day for patches to get enough ACKs. :- ) Noted!

> Having that in mind, we don't guarantee though that if a patch series
> sent before the deadline will be reviewed and applied in time. An
> example would be patches that introduce a huge amount of changes or
> touch a sensitive part of the kernel, which could have a high potential
> for regressions. If we evaluate that more care is needed on the review
> of those patches, we might decide to postpone them to the next cycle.

Sure, certainly understandable.

> So the recommendation is to send the patches as soon as possible and nag
> someone if they didn't get enough attention when the deadline is getting
> close :-).

Ok, right.

Thank you very much for the detailed explanation.

>
>
> Thanks,
> Kleber
>
> >
> > Kind regards,
> > Thanks!
> >
> > On Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 4:46 AM Kleber Souza <kleber.souza at canonical.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> On 10/15/18 16:53, Mauricio Faria de Oliveira wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>> On Mon, Oct 8, 2018 at 5:07 PM Mauricio Faria de Oliveira
> >>> <mfo at canonical.com> wrote:
> >>>> BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1796748
> >>>
> >>> Just checking whether this will be applied on Bionic in this SRU cycle as well?
> >>>
> >>> Thanks!
> >>>
> >>
> >> Hi Mauricio,
> >>
> >> The patch was reviewed and already has 2 ACK's so it's ready to be
> >> applied for the next SRU cycle. This is the 3rd week of the current
> >> cycle, so we'll start applying patches soon for the next which begins
> >> next week.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Kleber
> >
> >
> >
>


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Mauricio Faria de Oliveira




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