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SubjectRe: A modest proposal -- We need a patch penguin
On Tue, Jan 29, 2002 at 11:48:05PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> -- tangential --
>
> One thing intrigued me in this thread - which was not the discussion
> itself, but the fact that Rik is using bitkeeper.
>
> How many other people are actually using bitkeeper already for the kernel?
> I know the ppc guys have, for a long time, but who else is? bk, unlike
> CVS, should at least be _able_ to handle a "network of people" kind of
> approach.

It does in some ways anyhow. Following things downstream is rather
painless, but one of the things we in the PPC tree hit alot is when we
have a new file in one of the sub trees and want to move it up to the
'stable' tree, or when it shows up in your/marcelo's tree. bk send only
works for same base tree type things (ie a clone of tree X, some
changes, not a clone of tree Y, which was a clone of tree X but has lots
of changes and has tree X changes pulled in frequently). Unfortunaly I
don't think this is an easy problem to work on either.

--
Tom Rini (TR1265)
http://gate.crashing.org/~trini/
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