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SubjectRe: linux-next: first tree
Hi Andy,

On Thu, 14 Feb 2008 16:04:36 +0000 Andy Whitcroft <> wrote:
> As devout believers in testing things early we test -mm and -git releases
> as they drop. I am keen that we are able to continue this with the -next
> tree once it gets going. Having just pulled this tree its not obvious how
> I would communicate which tree I had tested. I guess we could use the
> SHA1 of the actual head used, but that really is cumbersome for the poor
> people who have to check the results and actually report things to lkml.

I hope I have addressed this issue by tagging each tree with its date
i.e. todays was next-20080220.

> Also will you be producing any tarballs for these releases? If so I
> would say they would definatly need to be against some common base, like
> against the nearest official tag "below".

I hadn't considered tarballs, but I will give it some thought.

Thanks for your thoughts.
Stephen Rothwell
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