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SubjectRe: pull request: wireless-2.6 2008-08-26
On Wednesday 27 August 2008, Tomas Winkler wrote:
> > should use Linux upstream as your development tree and then branch off
> > of that for the internal stabilisation trees you need for other
> > customers, rather than having some sort of internal development tree and
> > branching out Linux upstream as you appear to work.
> Unfortunately fixing bugs on stable branch take precedence of
> adjusting to new API on development branch that someone decided to do.
> I wanted to work directly on wireless testing but it was broken over
> an over and I have only limited resources more in testing then in
> development I just had to branch out to be ready with the driver when
> HW is out. People just check the immediate impact of they fix the
> don't test for collateral damage and this is understandable an
> individual developer doesn't have lab with IBSS, BSS, AP, etc setups.

I think it would be an advantage for you to develop in wireless-testing
and use wireless-2.6 and probably additionally some internal trees as
stable trees. Like everybody else does it.

The advantage is simple: You get more people testing your code.

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