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SubjectRe: Linux
Shawn Starr wrote:
> Sure, I can do this. Wrt to trivial patches, will these patches that go into
> rusty's patch bot go into Linus's tree or into the -mm tree?
> The reason I ask that is because a trivial patch may fix an oops if there's an
> off-by-one problem and typically I'd submit that to the trivial patch bot.

No offense intended, but Rusty's trivial bot is often too slow
for critical patches, so trivial-but-critical would be better off
going to thru the x.y tree IMO.

> That's why I was wondering about why this tree doesn't except trivial changes.

It will if they fix real problems that people are experiencing.

The trivil bot and/or kernel-janitors paths for patches are better
used for slow/non-critical patches, not patches that need quick
attention and merging.

> Thanks,
> Shawn.
> On March 6, 2005 00:06, you wrote:
>>On Sat, Mar 05, 2005 at 01:16:10AM -0500, Shawn Starr wrote:
>>>Sounds great, I can be a QA resource for what machines I have.
>>>How do people get involved in QAing these releases?
>>Get the last release and test it out. If you have problems, and have
>>simple/obvious patches, send them on.

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