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SubjectRe: A modest proposal -- We need a patch tracking system.
Followup to:  <>
By author: Kervin Pierre <>
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> Public patch tracking system/queue, maybe something derived from bugzilla.
> (i) patches are sent to the maintainer and entered into the system.
> (ii) reviewed patches are update appropriately, eg. ( "reject - untidy,
> please fix", "accept - expected version 2.4.18pre19" etc. )
> (iii) patch versions, updates can be kept, as in mozilla's bugzilla
> site. And comments on that patch can also be kept right along side the
> code.
> Regardless of wether the current system is changed or not, the linux
> kernel would benefit from a central, searchable, public repository of
> patches.
> The code is available, bugzilla has all this functionality today.
> So here's hoping for a :)

If Linus et al signs on to the idea, I'm sure we can build it...

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