Re: MM kernels - how to keep on the bleeding edge?

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue Jul 26 2005 - 16:46:05 EST

Michael Krufky <mkrufky@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> [ tracking mm stuff ]

Sigh, sorry. It's hard. -mm is always in flux. I no longer send out the
`patch was dropped' message because it disturbs people. The mm-commits
list does not resend a patch when it is changed (other patches folded into
it, rejects fixed, changelog updated, rediffed, etc). Sometimes I'll
comment out a patch but not fully drop it. I pull all the git trees at
least twice a day and that's not reflected on the mm-commits list either.

You can always tell when a -mm release is coming by watching the shower of
stupid compile fixes emerging :(

I spose I could emit a broken-out.tar.gz file occasionally (it'd be up to 5
times a day), but there's no guarantee that it'll compile, let alone run.
I could also send a notification to mm-commits when I do so. Would that
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