[Open-FCoE] fcoe-next.git updated

Joe Eykholt jeykholt at cisco.com
Thu Jul 30 01:19:14 UTC 2009

When is the next merge window?
When do you need further patches in order for them to make the merge window?
I know:  the sooner the better, but I'm juggling with other work.


Robert Love wrote:
> Hello,
> 	I rebased fcoe-next.git to be Linus' tree + scsi-rc-fixes + scsi-misc
> so that we're as close to the tip of development as possible for the
> next merge window and so that we have as many upstream fixes as
> possible. The repository is now up to -rc4. You will need to rebase your
> trees as a result.
> 	I made two feature removals (3 patches) from our set. Chris found a
> problem with CRC calculations in one of the FC Passthrough patches that
> was setting up a common copy_to_buffer function, so I removed the FC
> Passthrough patches from the series. I also didn't like the name of the
> DDP limit sysfs variable. It's currently named 'fcoe_ddp_limit' but I
> think the 'fcoe_' prefix is redundant since this sysfs entry is
> under /sys/modules/fcoe/parameters/. I intend to rework the patch to
> name it 'ddp_limit'; there will be no functionality change. As soon as
> those patches are fixed they'll be re-mailed to this list so that they
> can be applied to fcoe-next.git.
> 	I also mailed the patches that had been on the tree to linux-scsi for
> the next merge window. We're going to have a lot of features for this
> merge window so I thought it would be good to get this first set out
> sooner than later. I'll send another set out when we've got more code
> applied to fcoe-next.git.
> Thanks,
> //Rob
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