Re: [GIT PULL for 38-rc3] target updates for v4.0.0-rc7
From: Nicholas A. Bellinger
Date: Mon Jan 24 2011 - 20:55:21 EST
On Mon, 2011-01-24 at 19:38 -0600, James Bottomley wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-01-24 at 17:27 -0800, Nicholas A. Bellinger wrote:
> > On Mon, 2011-01-24 at 18:36 -0600, James Bottomley wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2011-01-24 at 16:14 -0800, Nicholas A. Bellinger wrote:
> > > > Hi James and Co,
> > > >
> > > > Here are the latest v4.0.0-rc7 updates for mainline drivers/target/ code
> > > > rebased against linux-2.6.git -> .38-rc2. These individual patches have
> > > > been reviewed on linux-scsi and commited into the upstream LIO kernel
> > > > tree, so please consider pulling for .38-rc3:
> > > >
> > > > git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/nab/scsi-post-merge-2.6.git for-38-rc3
> > > >
> > > > Also at this point, having Linus pull directly from
> > > > scsi-post-merge-2.6.git/for-38-rcX for mainline target bugfixes +
> > > > improvements may make more sense.
> > > >
> > > > Linus/Andrew/James, please let me know which you prefer here.
> > >
> > > Right at the moment, I'm trying to encourage a few people with
> > > established areas to experiment with their own git trees in SCSI, but
> > > the target subsystem, being a newcomer, wouldn't be one of these, so,
> > > for the time being, patch series over linux-scsi please for review and
> > > feedback.
> > >
> > Sure, thanks for the clarification. The same set of patches are
> > available against your .37-FINAL based scsi-post-merge-2.6.git/master
> > HEAD here:
> > git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/nab/scsi-post-merge-2.6.git for-jejb
> > Please let me know if you have any further questions,
> Over the list, please, not in a git tree. What I need is for others to
> review them ... and appearing on the list best encourages that.
Yes, but to clarify one item. All of these patches in for-38-rc3 and
for-jejb branches have already been sent out to linux-scsi incrementally
when they where committed into LIO upstream code. Are you asking that
the entire patch series be re-sent to linux-scsi against .38-rc2..?
> It's also better to use something more stable as the base, like linus
> head or scsi-misc as the base. The postmerge tree is my most volatile
> tree (fairly constantly rebasing as I try to get the merge fixes
> right) ... and it's currently defunct until another merge clash appears.
> By way of demonstration, try pulling your current postmerge tree into
> linus head and see what happens (the resulting conflicts are because of
> the rebases).
Yes sorry, I should have been more specific here wrt to my
*) for-38-rc3: rebased to linus .38-rc2 tag
*) for-jejb: based on jejb scsi-post-merge-2.6.git/master @ .37-FINAL
from commit 7d2087a1820b (initial LIO target core v4.0.0-rc6 commit)
Both are now in sync with the upstream LIO tree v4.0.0-rc7 bugfixes, and
I have been keeping 'for-jejb' as convience for you against your initial
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