Re: Long-term stable versions in linux-2.6-stable.git?

From: Greg KH
Date: Wed Jun 01 2011 - 18:56:57 EST

On Wed, Jun 01, 2011 at 03:33:21PM -0700, Bryan Hundven wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 2:15 PM, Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 01, 2011 at 10:38:35AM -0700, Bryan Hundven wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> I was wondering if there are plans to include the long-term stable
> >> versions in the /pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6-stable.git
> >> repository?
> >>
> >> I'm not subscribed to lkml, please cc on response.
> >
> > It's been discussed numerous times in the past, the thing is, I don't
> > control the script that does this so I have no control over it, sorry.
> Ok. The reason I ask is that it is painful to merge changes from
> back to, then forward to >2.6.36, although I guess
> I will have to live with it.

Why would you have to do that? Why can't you just create the tree
yourself by pulling from the different longterm branches?

> If you don't mind me asking; who controls the script that does this?

I really don't know, sorry.
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