Re: linux-next: add utrace tree

From: Stephen Rothwell
Date: Tue Jan 19 2010 - 19:12:35 EST

Hi Frank,

On Tue, 19 Jan 2010 16:16:46 -0500 "Frank Ch. Eigler" <fche@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Having been reviewed a couple of times, and we hope being a good
> candidate for merging next time, please start pulling
> git:// branch master

I have added this from today with you and utrace-devel as the contacts.
I have cc'd the wider community on this email so that people are aware
that this has been included.

> This repo contains frequent merges from Linus' tree. If you'd prefer
> a cleaner rebase-based branch to pull from, we can make one of those too.

For now it is OK, but you might like to ask Linus if he would like it
cleaned up before submission since it seems to have history right back to
2.6.29 and (as you say) lots of merges with his tree.

You should also add a commit with an entry in MAINTAINERS.

[Standard boilerplate]

Thanks for adding your subsystem tree as a participant of linux-next. As
you may know, this is not a judgment of your code. The purpose of
linux-next is for integration testing and to lower the impact of
conflicts between subsystems in the next merge window.

You will need to ensure that the patches/commits in your tree/series have
* submitted under GPL v2 (or later) and include the Contributor's
* posted to the relevant mailing list,
* reviewed by you (or another maintainer of your subsystem tree),
* successfully unit tested, and
* destined for the current or next Linux merge window.

Basically, this should be just what you would send to Linus (or ask him
to fetch). It is allowed to be rebased if you deem it necessary.

Stephen Rothwell

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