Re: 2.6.12-rc3-mm1

From: Zwane Mwaikambo
Date: Sat Apr 30 2005 - 17:35:40 EST

On Sat, 30 Apr 2005, Ed Tomlinson wrote:

> If we stick with git it might make sense not to include a linux-patch. cogito
> is quite fast to export using a commit id. Suspect some bandwidth could be
> saved if you just stated the commit id that you based the mm patch on.
> In case anyone is wondering how build this from a cogito/git db... Find the
> cogito announcement on lkml install and update cogito. Then folliw the instructions
> in the README and download the kernel's db. Next search lkml to find the commit id
> of rc3 (a2755a80f40e5794ddc20e00f781af9d6320fafb) and verify you have it correct
> with:
> cg-mkpatch a2755a80f40e5794ddc20e00f781af9d6320fafb
> then export a tree with
> cg-export ../12-3-1 a2755a80f40e5794ddc20e00f781af9d6320fafb
> and cd over to the new dir and patch with mm and have fun.

That'd be a horribly convoluted procedure and make automation difficult,
-mm shouldn't be that difficult to use. Also linus.patch used to be the
current -bk snapshot.
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