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    SubjectRe: git repository for SR-IOV development?
    On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 11:58:25AM -0800, H L wrote:
    > --- On Thu, 11/6/08, Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:
    >
    > > On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 08:51:09AM -0800, H L wrote:
    > > >
    > > > Has anyone initiated or given consideration to the
    > > creation of a git
    > > > repository (say, on kernel.org) for SR-IOV
    > > development?
    > >
    > > Why? It's only a few patches, right? Why would it
    > > need a whole new git
    > > tree?
    >
    >
    > So as to minimize the time and effort patching a kernel, especially if
    > the tree (and/or hash level) against which the patches were created
    > fails to be specified on a mailing-list. Plus, there appears to be
    > questions raised on how, precisely, the implementation should
    > ultimately be modeled and especially given that, who knows at this
    > point what number of patches will ultimately be submitted? I know
    > I've built the "7-patch" one (painfully, by the way), and I'm aware
    > there's another 15-patch set out there which I've not yet examined.

    It's a mere 7 or 15 patches, you don't need a whole git tree for
    something small like that.

    Especially as there only seems to be one developer doing real work...

    thanks,

    greg k-h


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