Re: git tree for testing stable kernels RCs

From: Greg KH
Date: Wed Aug 04 2010 - 10:53:30 EST

On Wed, Aug 04, 2010 at 11:05:04AM +1000, Michael Neuling wrote:
> Greg,
> Do you have a git tree with RC candidates for the stable kernels? I'm
> interested in full trees, not just the patch series like you have in
> your stable-queue.git tree. I'm happy if this tree is re-based before
> the final stable release.

Nope, I don't, the workflow for the stable trees does not lend itself to
a git tree that doesn't constantly change, sorry.

> The reason I ask is that Michael Ellerman has added the stable kernels
> to his list of trees he tests with his kisskb infrastructure. You can
> see the results here:
> stable-2.6.27:
> stable-2.6.32:
> stable-2.6.34:
> stable-2.6.35:
> These results have already helped us find bugs but it would be even
> better if we could fix the problems before the final release.

Just simple build bugs, right? Not that it's not nice to catch them

> If you don't have this available we're likely to build one but before
> we do, I thought I'd ask if you had this pre-built somewhere anyway.

Nope, have fun building it :)


greg k-h
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