Re: [git pull] x86 changes for v2.6.27
From: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
Date: Wed Jul 16 2008 - 09:56:45 EST
On Monday 14 July 2008, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> Please pull the latest x86 git tree from:
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip.git x86/for-linus
> this is our first merge window since we migrated over to a pure Git
> based patch management setup and integrated x86.git into the -tip tree.
> Going from Quilt to Git was quite hard for this
> 1000-patches-per-kernel-cycle tree, so please bear with us :-)
I see that fix patches are no longer folded into the guilty patch
and it makes me a bit worried about kernel bisectability (on which
many people depend on for hunting regressions)...
Random example (amongst many others) of what I mean:
> x86: introduce max_low_pfn_mapped for 64-bit
> x86: max_low_pfn_mapped fix, #1
> x86: max_low_pfn_mapped fix, #2
> x86: max_low_pfn_mapped fix, #3
There is also a _ton_ of build fixes which could have been easily
folded into guilty patches.
Could you please consider adding this additional step into your
development process before push to Linus?
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