Re: [KORG] Re: lies about latest -mm kernel

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Tue Dec 26 2006 - 11:52:48 EST

Nigel Cunningham wrote:

I've have git trees against a few versions besides Linus', and have just
moved all but Linus' to staging to help until you can get your new
hardware. If others were encouraged to do the same, it might help a lot?

Not really. In fact, it would hardly help at all.

The two things git users can do to help is:

1. Make sure your alternatives file is set up correctly;
2. Keep your trees packed and pruned, to keep the file count down.

If you do this, the load imposed by a single git tree is fairly negible.

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