git help needed for 2.6.34 kernel branch revival
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Thu Aug 19 12:34:56 EDT 2010
On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 18:01, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 11:53 AM, Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
>> Thanks for the advice. This is effectively the "399 patches" approach
>> I mentioned.
> Yes indeed. I couldn't tell if you knew about using format-patch and
> am separately -
>> For the 2.6.31 to 2.6.34 move, no rebasing happened. The 2.6.34 kernel
>> tree was simply merged into the 18.104.22.168 + olpc tree.
>> I think this was a mistake, given that 2.6.34 doesn't logically follow
>> on from 22.214.171.124.
> Yeah. Ugly mistake.
>> And we should put more effort into upstreaming so that the
>> amount of rebasing work is not so great each time.
> Always true. Helps when you have a kernel hacker around. We've lost ours :-/
> Any kernel hacker reading this should look at:
> http://www.laptop.org/en/utility/people/opportunities.shtml ...
Considered asking Corbet to put some kind of plug in LWN?
May also help attending any of the several kernel
conf/summit/gettogethers around Boston.
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