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Re: Please route new work through -mm tree?

To: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Please route new work through -mm tree?
From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 18:30:03 -0400
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David S. Miller wrote:
On Wed, 29 Sep 2004 17:37:47 -0400
Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:


David S. Miller wrote:

When I don't have any networking work present, that tree is
simply deleted.  So if you pull and get a URL error, that just
means no changes pending and Linus has everything. :-)

No need to delete it. When Linus merges your stuff, net-2.6 tree becomes equivalent to linux-2.6 tree.

When you next create and push local changes, a few days later, it is guaranteed that there will be no conflicts between your local and bkbits.net trees.


Ok, works for me.  I'll try to do this from now on.


Cool. FWIW the only time you should need to blow away and reclone a tree is when you reorder changesets..

        Jeff



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