[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: [dm-devel] [git pull] device-mapper changes for 3.11



On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 04:20:40PM +1000, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> Alistair, is there some reason that you cannot maintain some relatively
> stable git tree for me to fetch (instead of the quilt series).  

Well Mike Snitzer is becoming a joint maintainer and this also requires
changes to the workflow so watch this space.

> Also,
> there is not real reason to keep rebasing this stuff (especially just
> before sending it to Linus).
 
Most of the time the patches are decoupled from the rest of the tree
and the final linux-next kernel is the same regardless of where the
quilt tree is attached.  I maintain a single sequence of patches 
where the ones ready for upstream float up to the top and the
linux-next export is a by-product and not the primary output.

Anyway, like I say, we'll be changing things during the next couple of
cycles and we'll bear your suggestions in mind.

Alasdair


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]