[PATCH] ppc: add support for new powerbooks

Paul Mackerras paulus at samba.org
Thu Nov 10 17:08:42 EST 2005

Andrew Morton writes:

> I don't think I'm adding much value handling ppc/ppc64 patches, really. 
> I'd prefer to get out of that business.
> It would be better to have an arch maintainer who runs a git tree, same as
> ia64, arm, etc.

My powerpc-merge.git tree is sort-of de-facto that at the moment.

> And, given the amount of shared infrastructure, I suspect it would have to
> be a single git tree for both architectures.
> I'd still sweep up random ppc patches, but those will go into mainline via the
> originator->mm->git-powerpc->linus route.
> Possible?

Yes.  Good idea, in fact.  I'll create a powerpc.git tree once the
current merge window closes.

Do I need to grep the -mm releases for ppc patches or will you mail
them to me?


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