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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.9-rc1
Linus Torvalds wrote:
> 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.
> Any reason for your preference?

It should work like a bk, so two kinds of logic aren't needed.

-bill davidsen (
"The secret to procrastination is to put things off until the
last possible moment - but no longer" -me
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