[RFC PATCH 0/8] staging: erofs: decompression inplace approach

Gao Xiang gaoxiang25 at huawei.com
Tue Jun 18 06:18:00 UTC 2019



On 2019/6/18 13:47, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 18, 2019 at 09:47:08AM +0800, Gao Xiang wrote:
>>
>>
>> On 2019/6/18 4:36, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>>> On Sat, Jun 15, 2019 at 02:16:11AM +0800, Gao Xiang wrote:
>>>> At last, this is RFC patch v1, which means it is not suitable for
>>>> merging soon... I'm still working on it, testing its stability
>>>> these days and hope these patches get merged for 5.3 LTS
>>>> (if 5.3 is a LTS version).
>>>
>>> Why would 5.3 be a LTS kernel?
>>>
>>> curious as to how you came up with that :)
>>
>> My personal thought is about one LTS kernel one year...
>> Usually 5 versions after the previous kernel...(4.4 -> 4.9 -> 4.14 -> 4.19),
>> which is not suitable for all historical LTSs...just prepare for 5.3...
> 
> I try to pick the "last" kernel that is released each year, which
> sometimes is 5 kernels, sometimes 4, sometimes 6, depending on the
> release cycle.
> 
> So odds are it will be 5.4 for the next LTS kernel, but we will not know
> more until it gets closer to release time.

Thanks for kindly explanation :)

Anyway, I will test these patches, land to our commerical products and try the best
efforts on making it more stable for Linux upstream to merge.

Thanks,
Gao Xiang

> 
> thanks,
> 
> greg k-h
> 


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