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SubjectRe: Linux-2.1.98..

Perhaps Linus should just pass off the kernel to you or Alan for a month..
:)

On Fri, 24 Apr 1998, David S. Miller wrote:

> From: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox)
> Date: Fri, 24 Apr 1998 13:15:12 +0100 (BST)
>
> Give him a break Dave, he dropped all the sound fixes I sent him
> too and the video4linux ones. Until Linus gets back on his feet its
> better that folks just use the CVS tree Linux on vger.rutgers.edu
>
> I know I know, smelly diapers and all that, but the point of all my
> efforts lately have been to make a complete merge of the vger CVS tree
> to Linus an actual reality, the timing is just shit at the moment I
> suppose.
>
> Saying each time "while Linus is in diaperville everyone just use the
> CVS tree" is wrong, because it's nice for the moment and for the
> developers who want to get their stuff in quickly "somewhere" (and
> here is where the Linus model breaks down, there is no "somewhere" to
> queue your patches in some semi-permanent manner, we've tried to do
> that with vger for a while, but it breaks down) but later it's a pain
> in the ass for me and for Linus because I have to split up 2MB of
> diffs each round and get them to him cleanly, and worse yet some of
> these patches end up overlapping so sending completely clean stuff is
> an utter nightmare.
>
> Later,
> David S. Miller
> davem@dm.cobaltmicro.com
>
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