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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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