Re: Linux 18.104.22.168
From: Jesper Juhl
Date: Wed Mar 09 2005 - 06:27:06 EST
On Wed, 9 Mar 2005, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Mar 2005, Marcos D. Marado Torres wrote:
> > On Wed, 9 Mar 2005, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > > > > which is a patch against the 22.214.171.124 release. If consensus arrives
> > > > > that this patch should be against the 2.6.11 tree, it will be done that
> > > > > way in the future.
> > > >
> > > > IMHO it sould be against 2.6.11 and not 126.96.36.199, like -rc's that are'nt
> > > > againt
> > > > the last -rc but against 2.6.x.
> > >
> > > It's a stable release, not a pre/rc, so against 188.8.131.52 sounds most logical
> > > to
> > > me.
> > Well, yes, _if_ 2.6.12 patch is going to be to aply against 2.6.11.last
> > instead
> > of 2.6.11. And, well, either one will cause great panic for hose who aren't
> > and
> > the mailing lists and just visit kernel.org to downoad the latest stuff.
> Probably the 2.6.12 patch will be against 2.6.11, since:
> - The 2.6.11.x line may continue after 2.6.12 was released
> - 2.6.11.x may contain `quick and dirty' fixes for problems, which will be
> fixed `properly' in 2.6.12 (or later), cfr. Alan Cox' presentation at
Would it be that hard to have scripts on kernel.org generate the diff
against 2.6.11 when Greg puts up the 184.108.40.206 diff against 220.127.116.11, then
have the front page have two links, one for patch against 2.6.11 and one
for patch against previous 2.6.11.z ? That along with the full source
(which I see is up there already) should make everyone happy, and if it is
automated the burden on Greg should be minimal.
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