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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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