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SubjectRe: [patch 07/76] NIU: Bump driver version and release date.
On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 12:57:29AM +0200, Pekka Enberg wrote:
> Furthermore, I honestly don't see how your patch meets the (rather
> strict) requirements of stable series either. So it would be nice if
> one of the stable maintainers stepped up to say that these kind of
> patches are okay to set a precedent for others as well.

These kind of patches are perfectly fine. We trust the maintainers of
drivers and subsystems to tell the -stable maintainers what they want
added to the tree, and if that includes a version number update to make
their lives easier, who are we to say no to that.

Becides, it's not the first time patches like this have been accepted.

thanks,

greg k-h


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