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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/8] Create and populate toplevel tests/ for kernel tests
Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 11:44:52 -0500
> Christoph Hellwig <> wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 04:14:52PM +0530, Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli wrote:
>>> The following series of patches create and populate the toplevel tests/
>>> directory. This will henceforth be the place where all in-kernel tests
>>> live.
>>> All patches against 2.6.25-rc1 and are just code movement without any
>>> change in functionality.
>> ACK to patches 1-7, and I agree with Ingo that the x86-specific test
>> should stay under arch/x86.
> OK. But now is basically the worst time for me (or anyone else) to merge
> large code-motion changes like this, because they need to be carried for
> two months or more.

alternatively, since it's just code motion and nothing more, it could just
be done in 2.6.25-rc; in fact doing motion patches in the -rc2 window makes sense to me,
that's the point where all external trees are the smallest, and it should be provably
the same result.. so safe.

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