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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.9-rc1
* Linus Torvalds:

> On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, Matt Mackall wrote:
>> Phew, I was worried about that. Can I get a ruling on how you intend
>> to handle a x.y.z.1 to x.y.z.2 transition? I've got a tool that I'm
>> looking to unbreak. My preference would be for all x.y.z.n patches to
>> be relative to x.y.z.
> Hmm.. I have no strong preferences. There _is_ obviously a well-defined
> ordering from x.y.z.1 -> x.y.z.2 (unlike the -rcX releases that don't have
> any ordering wrt the bugfixes), so either interdiffs or whole new full
> diffs are totally "logical". We just have to chose one way or the other,
> and I don't actually much care.

It would be slightly more consistent to diff .2 against .1 because
this is what already happens when a new x.y.z release is published.
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