Re: Removal of staging/rt2860sta (and rt2870sta)

From: Carlos R. Mafra
Date: Fri Apr 08 2011 - 16:55:54 EST

On Fri, 8 Apr 2011 at 9:53:57 -0500, Larry Finger wrote:
> I did the changes on my local git tree, committed them, and used
> 'git format-patch'. I expected that 'git rm' statements would be
> used to delete the files, but I got normal patch format. As a
> result, the resulting patch is over 2.4 GB, and has over 75,000
> lines. Obviously, I'm reluctant to dump a patch of this size on the
> lists. Is there a way to force git to use "rm" statements, or is
> there some way to handle this large patch?

I've just remembered about this patch in the git list, which I think
does what you want:

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