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SubjectRe: linux-next: build failure after merge of the drm tree
On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 9:03 AM, Daniel Vetter <> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 1:51 AM, Stephen Rothwell <> wrote:
>> This cherry picking of fixes from new development back to Linus' tree
>> can be a real pain when so many other changes happen in the same files.
> One possible fix for this would be if you reuse our rerere cache. The
> only reason we don't go insane with all the drm conflicts is that we
> completely distributed conflict resolution. Developers push a patch,
> script tells them there's a conflict, they resolve it, maintainers
> never even notice.We only notice when we double-check the merge
> resolution when rerere re-applies it for the real backmerge :-) The
> merge order in drm-tip should also match what you have in linux-next,
> so you should be able to entirely reuse them.
> Anyway, if you trust us enough to scoop up random git rerere caches
> (or at least use them to double-check your own), they're all public:
> git:// rerere-cache
> Or
> Yes we should probably gc them, but disk space is cheap.

And the merge order, in case you want to check that. We can adjust it ofc:

Cheers, Daniel
Daniel Vetter
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
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