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Re: [dm-devel] Combined storage tree



On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 01:27:27PM -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
> One of the requests from LSF10 in August was the production of a
> combined storage tree.  This is now ready at
> 
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jejb/storage-tree
> 
> It's actually a nightly built merge tree consisting of
> 
> scsi-misc; scsi-rc-fixes
> libata#upstream-fixes, libata#upstream
> block#for-linus, block#for-next
> and the dm quilt (which is empty at the moment).
> 
> I haven't yet added vfs or any of the fs trees, but if necessary, I can.
> 
> Note, because it's built nightly, like linux-next, it's hard (but not
> impossible) to use it as a basis for git trees (it is much easier to use
> it as a basis for quilts).

Hmmm. I was kind of hoping for an upstream maintainer tree, kind of
like the netdev tree.  I really don't see a tree like this getting
wide use - if I enjoyed the pain of rebasing against throw-away
merge trees every day, then I'd already be using linux-next....

Cheers,

Dave.
-- 
Dave Chinner
david fromorbit com


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