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SubjectRe: GIT and the current -stable
* Brian Gernhardt (benji@silverinsanity.com) wrote:
> On Apr 14, 2007, at 4:34 AM, Chris Wright wrote:
> >I've already put a tree like this up on kernel.org. The master branch
> >is Linus' tree, and there's branches for each of the stable releases
> >called linux-2.6.[12-20].y (I didn't add 2.6.11.y).
> >
> >http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6-stable.git;a=summary
>
> Is HEAD for that repo the most recent stable branch, or (as gitweb
> makes it look) Linus's head. I'd expect a "-stable" repo to point at
> the most recent stable commit, not the most recent development
> commit. And I'd also expect gitweb's summary page to show the
> shortlog for HEAd. One of my assumptions are being broken and I
> don't like it. It leaves me all confused...

As I mentioned. The master branch (HEAD) is Linus' tree, and each
stable tree is on its own branch. You'll find shortlog summarizes the
main branch, so yes, gitweb's summary is a bit confusing based on your
assumptions. This is a new tree and hasn't been publicized until now.
It does make sense to have its head be the newest stable, I'll switch
that around.

thanks,
-chris
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