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    Subject[PATCH 3/9] Documentation/development-process: add staging & mmotm info
    From: Randy Dunlap <>

    Update explanation of mmotm.
    Add explanation of drivers/staging/.

    Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <>
    Acked-by: Jonathan Corbet <>
    Documentation/development-process/2.Process | 14 ++++++++------
    1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

    --- lnx-2634-docs.orig/Documentation/development-process/2.Process
    +++ lnx-2634-docs/Documentation/development-process/2.Process
    @@ -267,12 +267,8 @@ an appropriate subsystem tree or be sent
    development cycle, approximately 10% of the patches going into the mainline
    get there via -mm.

    -The current -mm patch can always be found from the front page of
    -Those who want to see the current state of -mm can get the "-mm of the
    -moment" tree, found at:
    +The current -mm patch is available in the "mmotm" (-mm of the moment)
    +directory at:

    @@ -307,6 +303,12 @@ volatility of linux-next tends to make i
    See for more information on this topic, and
    stay tuned; much is still in flux where linux-next is involved.

    +Besides the mmotm and linux-next trees, the kernel source tree now contains
    +the drivers/staging/ directory and many sub-directories for drivers or
    +filesystems that are on their way to being added to the kernel tree
    +proper, but they remain in drivers/staging/ while they still need more

    2.5: TOOLS


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