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SubjectRe: linux-next: manual merge of the i2c tree with the arm-current tree
Hi Russell,

On Wed, 6 May 2009 08:15:48 +0100, Russell King wrote:
> Since defconfig updates are always going to create lots of noise, and
> the files are normally out of date, the *only* sensible way to handle
> updates is to have one tree dealing with them per architecture.
>
> Spreading them across multiple trees and then expecting merges to sort
> out the resulting mess is unreasonable; they just change far too much
> when updates happen. Moreover, defconfig updates should be in their
> own separate commit and not combined with other changes.

I fail to see how you can handle configuration option renames
gracefully with your proposed model.

--
Jean Delvare


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