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Stabilizing Existing Patches

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"When the same patchset arrived on the Linux Kernel mailing list from multiple sources, Christoph Hellwig asked, 'any reason we've got this patchset posted by three people now? :)' Andrew Morton retorted, 'presumably because I haven't been merging it.' He went on to explain:

"'I was in bugfix-only mode from a week prior to 2.6.24 release and during the merge window. Partly caused by the already-idiotic amount of stuff we had queued for 2.6.24, partly because we needed to concentrate on stabilising the 2.6.25 patchpile rather than writing new stuff...'"

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