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SubjectRe: linux-next: question about the luto-misc tree
On Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 08:29:33AM -0800, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 4:03 AM, Paul E. McKenney
> <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 11:26:36PM -0800, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> >> On Dec 13, 2014 10:58 PM, "Stephen Rothwell" <sfr@canb.auug.org.au> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > Hi Andy,
> >> >
> >> > The luto-misc tree seems to have a whole series of commits in it that
> >> > have just bee removed from the rcu tree ... You really have to be very
> >> > careful if you base your work on a tree that is regularly rebased.
> >>
> >> Hmm. They were there a couple days ago. Paul, what should I do about
> >> this? I only need the one NMI nesting change for the stuff in
> >> luto/next.
> >>
> >> > I also wonder if the other commits in that tree are destined for
> >> > v3.19? If they are for v3.20, then they should not be in linux-next
> >> > until after v3.19-rc1 has been released.
> >>
> >> They're for 3.20. I'll drop the whole series from the next branch for now.
> >
> > You mean the NMI nesting change below, correct? One approach would be
> > to include the branch rcu/dev from my -rcu tree. Would that work for you?
>
> That would work.
>
> The problem is that, if you rebase again and I don't notice, then
> it'll generate a pile of conflicts. Is there someway that I can flag
> my next tree as depending on a certain commi existing in another tree
> so that the scripts that generate linux-next will ignore it if the
> base commit goes away?

The commits would still stick around because I keep date-encoded branches.
But just to make things easier, I created a andy.2014.11.21a branch that
points to the current commit and will stay there. Please let me know how
it goes.

Thanx, Paul



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