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SubjectRe: [ALSA PATCH] 1.0.9b+
Alistair John Strachan <s0348365@sms.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
>
> On Thursday 28 Jul 2005 18:25, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Jaroslav Kysela <perex@suse.cz> wrote:
> > > Linus, please do an update from:
> > >
> > > rsync://rsync.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/perex/alsa.git
> > >
> > > ...
> > > 65 files changed, 5059 insertions(+), 1122 deletions(-)
> >
> > The git-alsa.patch in -mm which I obtain from
> > master.kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/perex/alsa-current.git is
> > empty. So we're now wanting to merge 4,000 lines of unreviewed code which
> > hasn't been tested in -mm at approximately the -rc4 stage.
>
> ~2800 lines of which is a new driver.
>
> It'd be nice if ALSA's release schedule for "stable" versus "rc" could match
> the kernel's. For example, 2.6.12 shipped with 1.0.9rc2.
>
> Maybe "rc" ALSA should only be accepted in rc1, by rc4 you hope they can wrap
> things up and give you a stable version number? Okay, generally in-tree
> version numbers don't count for much, but I think ALSA is a big exception
> because it's maintained pretty much out of tree.
>
> Not so much of an issue this time around, but I don't think new drivers or
> rewrites (even if they are reasonably separate) should be going in a late -rc
> kernel.
>

Independent of all that, there remains the problem that I was not obtaining
all this new code from
master.kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/perex/alsa-current.git.

Is there some different tree which I should be pulling from?
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