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Re: XFS for-next branch

To: Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS for-next branch
From: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2012 08:17:09 +1100
Cc: linux-next@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, David Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs-masters@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20120127160137.GJ8262@xxxxxxx>
References: <20120125171244.GX8262@xxxxxxx> <20120127110533.10304c6a33b83ac8e778915c@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20120127160137.GJ8262@xxxxxxx>
Hi Ben,

On Fri, 27 Jan 2012 10:01:37 -0600 Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 11:05:33AM +1100, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> > On Wed, 25 Jan 2012 11:12:44 -0600 Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > Could you pull XFS updates from
> > > 
> > > git://oss.sgi.com/xfs/xfs.git for-next
> > > 
> > > instead of from the oss/master branch for 3.3?
> > 
> > OK, currently I fetch the "master" branch of that tree.  And you want em
> > to switch to the "for-next" branch, right?  (Those two branches currently
> > point to the same commit, so I have not changed yet.)
> 
> Yep, please switch to oss/for-next instead of oss/master.  I'll keep
> them in sync normally, it's just that I'd like to have a little
> flexability WRT what is in for-next.

Just to be crystal clear:  there are no branches in that tree called
"oss/for-next" or "oss/master" - I assume that you are referring to the
branches called "for-next" and "master", right?

> 
> > Did you mean "3.3", or "3.4"?
> 
> I meant only that I'd like to try it this way for a single release, see
> how it goes, and then re-evaluate.

Ah, ok, I see.

> 
> > Currently the contacts for that tree are: David Chinner
> > <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs-masters@xxxxxxxxxxxx  Should I change that?
> > i.e. who has control over the tree and can fix problems if I report them?
> 
> I think Dave's suggestion is reasonable:  Keep him as a contact, add me,
> and s/xfs-masters@xxxxxxxxxxx/xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx/.  It really helps that
> you two are in the same timezone.  ;)

OK, I will sort all this out on Monday.

-- 
Cheers,
Stephen Rothwell                    sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
http://www.canb.auug.org.au/~sfr/

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