Re: Linux

From: Greg KH
Date: Fri Mar 11 2005 - 17:50:24 EST

On Fri, Mar 11, 2005 at 11:19:28AM -0800, Chris Wright wrote:
> * Matt Mackall (mpm@xxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> > Or do you want to do it the same way you do for every other branch? I
> > don't want to special-case it in my code and I don't think users want
> > to special-case it in their brains. Have separate interdiffs on the
> > side, please, and then people can choose, but do it the standard way.
> >
> > Dear ${SUCKER}s, can we have a decision on this? My ketchup tool is
> > broken for and I don't want to cut a new release until a firm
> > decision is made. Obviously I have a strong preference for all 2.6.x.y
> > diffs being against 2.6.x, it means that .y can be treated the same as
> > -rc, -bk, -mm, ... (and I already coded it that way when came
> > out).
> I agree with having the patch be against .x, with x.y -> x.y+1 interdiffs
> available on the side. Greg, any issue with that?

No, I agree with that, and will not be hard to do at all (the release
script already handles this just fine.)

I've held off rediffing so far, as I don't know where to put
the x.y+1 interdiffs? kernel/v2.6/incr/ ? Any thoughts?


greg k-h
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