Re: [GIT PULL] regulator updates for v3.13-rc1

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Thu Jan 23 2014 - 19:05:21 EST

On 01/21/2014 11:16 AM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 4:39 PM, Mark Brown <broonie@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> If you're OK with octopus merges for things like this I'll definitely
>> take another look at using them, the enormous stack of merge commits
>> always looks noisy to me in the logs and pull requests and for things
>> like driver updates there's unlikely to be much doubt about which branch
>> it was if there's a problem.
> Christ. When you start doing octopus merges, you don't do it by half
> measures, do you?
> I just pulled the sound updates from Takashi, and as a result got your
> merge commit 2cde51fbd0f3. That one has 66 parents.

For sheer amusement value: the tip-bot uses a private git tree to keep
track of what it has mailed and not mailed. At least once it produced a
243-input octopus merge.


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