Merge 8xx to Linus tree?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at
Fri Oct 15 08:25:54 EST 2004

On Fri, 15 Oct 2004, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:

> > On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 04:53:49PM +0200, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
> >
> > > Is it not time to merge 8xx from linuxppc-2.5 into Linus tree?
> > >
> > > I know the 8xx is not fully functional yet but this isn't done
> > > soon I think it won't happen at all. The 8xx arch can be made to
> > > depend on BROKEN in Linus tree to make it clear that it isn't
> > > working properly yet.
> >
> > I've been the hard-ass about holding back on moving 8xx forward.  Once
> > 2.6.9 finally comes out (assuming and hoping that Linus really intends
> > to do a release and not -rc5), I'll start moving stuff over and make it
> > depend on BROKEN hopefully in time for 2.6.10-rc1.
> This is great news, thanks.

what does this mean in terms of urgency in getting changes into the
8xx stuff, then?  does this imply a fixed window of opportunity in the
near future, or does it mean that once stuff starts to get moved
upstream, it will get moved on a regular basis?  just curious.


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