status of ppc64 patches

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Thu Oct 21 11:51:10 EST 2004

On Thu, 2004-10-21 at 04:45, Linas Vepstas wrote:

> Put it another way: it is, at this time, impossible for me to rebase,
> because I know that my patches will conflict with others in the 
> un-applied patch queue.  So all I can do is wait for the patch queue to
> shrink, wait till the others get into the Torvalds tree, then bk pull, 
> then hurry, hurry, rebase, test, submit, and hope I get in before 
> someone else does and wrecks it again.  The turn-around time for 
> "getting lucky" like this is over a month, and if one doesn't get 
> lucky the first month, one has to wait a whole 'nother month for 
> one's next shot.

For some reason, it seems other people have a lot more luck than you
do ... 


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