Status of 440GP port

Amit D. Chaudhary amitc at
Wed Apr 3 10:08:46 EST 2002


After listening to the email thread so far, I have a rather simple
question, is there any difference current or planned between the bk
linuxppc_2_4: the stable branch
linuxppc_2_4_devel: the stable branch testing tree

both seem to be based on 2.4.19-pre4.


Frank Rowand wrote:
> andrew may wrote:
> < taken totally out of context >
>>I would expect a development tree to contain non-working and non-tested
>>stuff. It becomes very help full to see things that get tried but don't
>>work in the history of a file. It makes a lot more sense to use the version
>>history to document quirks in hardware than to start putting comments in the
>>source on what does and doesn't work.
> The version history does not seem to me a useful place to document quirks in
> hardware.  The history is usually full of so much trivia that it is hard to
> search.  The history also usually doesn't include much in the way of useful
> information.  It seems to me that either the source, or the Documentation
> directory is a good place to document quirks in hardware.
> -Frank
> --
> Frank Rowand <frank_rowand at>
> MontaVista Software, Inc

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