Re: 2.6.12-rc3-mm1

From: Randy.Dunlap
Date: Sat Apr 30 2005 - 18:13:30 EST

On Sat, 30 Apr 2005 17:05:43 -0600 (MDT) Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:

| On Sat, 30 Apr 2005, Ed Tomlinson wrote:
| > Huh? Assuming one already has a current git tree. Then all Andrew need do
| > is publish the commit id from Linus then the complicated procedure becomes
| >
| > cd <checkedout git copy of kernel>
| > cg-update origin
| > cg-export ../<work dir> <commit id>
| > cd ../<work dir>
| > cp ../<default config> .config
| > bzcat ../<mm patch> | patch -p1
| > make oldconfig
| > make
| >
| > No problem to script this at all. Also, I suspect what when tagging starts to be
| > used, that <commit id> will be an easily typeable string.
| Ok, now tell this to one of the users who tests kernels, now users also
| need to know how to use git in order to test -mm. I'm thinking about the
| case where someone reports a bug on LKML and we ask that they test latest
| -mm, getting them to also understand git just to quickly test something is
| silly. Also people tend to have other things to do so making things
| even slightly more difficult doesn't win you testers. Maybe i'm just
| lazy... *shrug*

Nope, you are correct...

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