Re: Linux 126.96.36.199
From: Al Boldi
Date: Tue Jun 16 2009 - 11:22:37 EST
Greg KH wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 07:33:57AM +0300, Al Boldi wrote:
> > > > It may be a good idea to also allow pulling patches over email.
> > >
> > > I'm confused as to why you would want this. kernel.org is mirrored all
> > > around the world, so the tree can be found through ftp and http
> > > everywhere.
> > Sometimes the only ports open are 110 and 25.
> That would not sound like an environment in which kernel development can
> happen very easily.
> > > > Majordomo has such a facility via the "index" and "get" commands.
> > >
> > > Majordomo is not used here for email delivery.
> > Strange, vger.kernel.org sends via majordomo.
> For subscribing to lists only, not for email delivery.
Right, so the infrastructure is in place to support pulling patches via email
by simply sending the line "get linux-kernel patch-188.8.131.52.bz2" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
All that is needed now is to populate those dirs.
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