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SubjectRe: New linux arch
Bryan Wu wrote:
> On Jan 8, 2008 4:49 PM, Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi> wrote:
>> On Jan 8, 2008 10:28 AM, Bryan Wu <cooloney.lkml@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > 1. Push patches to LKML when merge window open (2 weeks after a stable
>> > kernel version release, for example 2 weeks after 2.6.24 released)
>>
>> You shouldn't wait for the merge window to open to send patches for
>> review for the first time; otherwise you'll just miss the opportunity
>> to merge ;-).
>>
>
> Really? I was told before to send out big patch to LKML for the merge window.
> If not, it's good news for Michal and MicroBlaze guys.

There aren't any fixed windows for development, review, testing, and so
on. There is only Linus' merge window for the merge process of the
patches that have been reviewed, tested, and pre-integrated.

Of course people like akpm and the maintainers of the larger subsystems
necessarily align their own work with Linus', therefore there may be
periods around merge windows during which relevant people won't
integrate larger submissions. But that does not mean you could not post
them.
--
Stefan Richter
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