git help needed for 2.6.34 kernel branch revival

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at
Thu Aug 19 13:08:28 EDT 2010

On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 12:07 PM, Jon Nettleton <jon.nettleton at> wrote:
> A quick question here.  Now that fedora has moved to git does it make
> any sense to follow their repo as the OLPC "master" and then have the
> XO customizations exist as a branch off of that?  This should help
> leverage a lot of the work the Fedora kernel maintainers are already
> doing.  We might even want to go as far as to break out XO specific
> work into individual branches like ofw, wireless, etc so it is easier
> to merge our changes with newer kernel releases.

I've been followign the migration with interest, with exactly that idea in mind.

Based on their git-based framework, there are probably a few smart
strategies we can use to make the work of a Fedora derivative much


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