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Tom Rini trini at
Thu Mar 25 09:25:12 EST 2004

On Wed, Mar 24, 2004 at 09:07:28AM +0100, Jaap-Jan Boor wrote:

> On Mar 23, 2004, at 19:24, Dan Malek wrote:
> >Jaap-Jan Boor wrote:
> >
> >>from what 'official ppc' tree do patches eventually get into the
> >>official linux kernel tree(s) at
> >>only linuxppc-2.4? Or all?
> >
> >It seems to be a circuitous route that I don't even understand
> >anymore.  Sometime stuff I check in gets there, sometimes not. :-)
> and you have never found out the conditions when something
> get's in (only when submitted at friday the 13th or something?)

Um, yeah.  I'm hoping 2.6 will be different from 2.4 in that regard. :)

> > tries to explain it.
> this states you should build/submit patches against's
> trees, which is quite different from linuxppc-2.[45], which is probably
> Tom Rini's checkout of's tree with all ppc patches.
> Or is it?

linuxppc-2.[45] are children of the linux-2.[45] trees, and contain
stuff that's not quite ready to go out, _but_will_be_soon_ or has been
put in a tree for Linus/Marcelo, but they haven't pulled yet.

Tom Rini

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