Re: MAINTAINERS tree branches [xen tip as an example]

From: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
Date: Wed Jan 22 2014 - 19:38:38 EST

"Luis R. Rodriguez" <mcgrof@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>As per linux-next Next/Trees [0], and a recent January MAINTAINERS
>patch [1]
>from David one of the xen development kernel git trees to track is
>xen/git.git [2], this tree however gives has undefined references when
>doing a
>fresh clone [shown below], but as expected does work well when only
>the linux-next branch [also below]. While I'm sure this is fine for
>folks who can do the guess work do we really want to live with trees
>these on MAINTAINERS ? The MAINTAINERS file doesn't let us specify
>required, so perhaps it should -- if we want to live with these ?

The master branch can be linked to the #linux-next or stable/for-linus.

That would solve the problem I think.
>Curious, how
>many other git are there with a similar situation ?
>The xen project web site actually lists [3] Konrad's xen git tree [4]
>development as the primary development tree, that probably should be
>updated now, and likely with instructions to clone only the linux-next
>branch ?

Thank you for reporting. Will fix it next week if nobody else beats me to it.
>[2] git://
>[4] git://
>mcgrof@bubbles ~ $ git clone
>git:// --reference
>Cloning into 'tip'...
>remote: Counting objects: 2806, done.
>remote: Compressing objects: 100% (334/334), done.
>remote: Total 1797 (delta 1511), reused 1646 (delta 1462)
>Receiving objects: 100% (1797/1797), 711.01 KiB | 640.00 KiB/s, done.
>Resolving deltas: 100% (1511/1511), completed with 306 local objects.
>Checking connectivity... done.
>warning: remote HEAD refers to nonexistent ref, unable to checkout.
>mcgrof@work ~ $ git clone
>git:// -b linux-next
>--reference linux/.git
>Cloning into 'tip'...
>remote: Counting objects: 2806, done.
>remote: Compressing objects: 100% (377/377), done.
>remote: Total 1797 (delta 1545), reused 1607 (delta 1419)
>Receiving objects: 100% (1797/1797), 485.23 KiB | 0 bytes/s, done.
>Resolving deltas: 100% (1545/1545), completed with 327 local objects.
>Checking connectivity... done.
>Checking out files: 100% (44979/44979), done.
> Luis

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