Re: Adrian Bunk is now taking over the 2.6.16-stable branch
From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Wed Aug 09 2006 - 18:43:10 EST
On Wed, Aug 09, 2006 at 03:18:54PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 10, 2006 at 12:00:49AM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 09, 2006 at 05:45:53PM -0400, Chuck Ebbert wrote:
> > > In-Reply-To: <20060808195509.GR3691@xxxxxxxxx>
> > >
> > > On Tue, 8 Aug 2006 21:55:10 +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > >
> > > > > > > I believe I had 'fix pdflush after suspend' queued in Greg's tree. Is
> > > > > > > it still queued or should I resend?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Is this "pdflush: handle resume wakeups"?
> > > > >
> > > > > Yes. Do you have it somewhere or should I dig it up?
> > > >
> > > > I've applied it.
> > >
> > > Umm, is there some place we can check to see what you've applied?
> > git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.16.y.git
> No, I would not use the main git tree to queue patches up. What happens
> when you want to rip the middle one out because in review it turns out
> that it is incorrect?
> Please use a quilt tree of patches instead, and then only commit the
> patches when you do a release. It's much simpler that way.
The way I'm doing it it's more the way the 2.4 and 2.6 trees work than
how the -stable tree works.
I prefer it the way I'm doing it.
If it turns out I was wrong I can always switch to a quilt tree.
> greg k-h
"Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed
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