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SubjectRe: [PATCH tip/core/rcu 04/15] rcu: Permit RCU_NONIDLE() to be used from interrupt context
On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 11:18:40AM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> [ Added Linus to verify what I'm talking about ]
>
> On Wed, 2012-09-12 at 08:03 -0700, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
>
> > Doesn't Fengguang pull branches individually? And won't that mean
> > that as soon as I push my export-removal commit, that he will see
> > build failures?
> >
> > Or are you suggesting that we both send both commits?
>
> No, what I could do is to push the branch out to my repository on
> kernel.org (I'm currently running it under my test suite), and then both
> you and Ingo can pull from it.
>
> It is based off of v3.6-rc5 and only has Josh's change in it. This way,
> when Ingo pulls it into the perf/core branch, I can work against that,
> and you could either pull the same branch directly from me (as you need
> it to work too), or you could have Ingo pull it into the rcu branches in
> tip, and you could work against that.
>
> The trick is that the branch I push is against Linus's tree (something
> that we all should be working against) and contains only the one change.
> Then everyone that needs this change can just pull it directly, and git
> will sort it all out without any conflicts. This is the method that
> Linus was talking about at Kernel Summit.

Works for me!

Thanx, Paul



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