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SubjectRe: [kernel.org users] Turning off the incremental diff robot
On 05/31/2011 01:04 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>
> Are you talking about just ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/*/incr/
> or also about ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/patch-* and
> Changelog-*?
>
> I can see reasons to keep the latter, but not necessarily the former.
>

The former only.

>>
>> Usecase one is zaurus, which is just not powerful enough for git, and
>> usecase two are companies that only work with releases... ketchup is
>> very useful for both.
>
> For usecase one, is it possible to replace the download links with
> links into http://git.kernel.org/ ?
>
> For usecase two, why wouldn't those be able to just download the entire
> release tarball? At least, I would expect that there is no need for
> the small incremental patches in their case, only for the full
> inter-release patches.
>

Zaurus I don't consider too important; anyone with a Zaurus is
realistically going to have a real development platform on hand.

-hpa



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