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    SubjectRe: linux-next: origin tree build failure
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    On Fri, 2009-06-12 at 15:49 +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > * Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
    >
    > > On Fri, 2009-06-12 at 23:10 +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
    > > > On Fri, 2009-06-12 at 14:53 +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > >
    > > > To some extent, here, the issue is on Linus side and it's up to him (Hey
    > > > Linus ! still listening ?) to maybe be more proactive at giving an ack
    > > > or nack so that we can get a chance to do that final pass of ironing out
    > > > the mechanical bugs before we hit the main tree.
    > >
    > > Let me add a little bit more background to my reasoning here and why I
    > > think having this integration testing step is so valuable...
    > >
    > > It all boils down to bisection and having a bisectable tree.
    >
    > I think you are way too concentrated on this particular incident,
    > and you are generalizing it into something that is not so in
    > practice.

    Maybe. But maybe it's representative... so far in this merge window,
    100% of the powerpc build and runtime breakage upstream comes from stuff
    that didn't get into -next before.

    Some of the runtime breakage in powerpc-next comes from my own bugs,
    indeed, and fortunately I caught it before I asked Linus to pull.

    Cheers,
    Ben.




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