Re: [discuss] x86_64: x86-64 mailing lists / posting patchkits / x86-64 releases
From: Ravikiran G Thirumalai
Date: Mon Jun 12 2006 - 19:30:55 EST
On Mon, Jun 12, 2006 at 01:07:54PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Some administrativa.
> In the last time I've posted all patches I sent to Linus
> at discuss@xxxxxxxxxx at least once. I did this because this list is relatively
> low volume and I tended to get some useful feedback from the people
> subscribed here.
> However I heard some rumours that I scared people away
> from the list with the many patches.
> I also planned to post patches more often to get better
> turnaround for reviews on changed patches.
> We still have a patches@x86-64 mailing list on x86-64.org which
> is mostly unused. If I moved the big patch floods over there,
> would the people who do reviews subscribe there? Please comment.
Given a choice I prefer one list for patches and discussion. Patches on a
separate list will eventually result in discussions of those patches on that
list, and might even leave out interested parties out of the ensuing discussion.
My 2c; If a separate patch list is needed for staging patches to mainline, it
could be something like mm-commits - a broadcast only list by the
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