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



Hi Alasdair,

On Thu, 11 Jul 2013 14:55:22 +0100 Alasdair G Kergon <agk redhat com> wrote:
>
> 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.

OK, noted.

> > 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.

Thanks, I will watch for developments.

-- 
Cheers,
Stephen Rothwell                    sfr canb auug org au

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