Re: [Linux-ia64] new kernel patch (relative to 2.5.8-pre3)

From: Greg KH <greg_at_kroah.com>
Date: 2002-04-12 14:43:56
On Thu, Apr 11, 2002 at 10:31:04PM -0700, David Mosberger wrote:
> >>>>> On Thu, 11 Apr 2002 20:50:35 -0700, Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> said:
> 
>   Greg> There is a uhci.c (sorry, meant to say this, instead of
>   Greg> usb-uhci.c) change in the patch you just posted on kernel.org.
>   Greg> Your diffstat says there is also a change to usb-ohci.c, but
>   Greg> that doesn't show up in your patch.
> 
> This is really bugging you, eh? ;-)

Heh, yeah it is.  As the usb maintainer, I like it if people who have
patches to the subsystem let me know about it :)

>   Greg> Is there a bk tree somewhere I can clone that matches up with
>   Greg> your working tree right now?  I'd like to get that usb patch
>   Greg> out of there :)
> 
> No, the lia64 patch is a union of about a dozen bk trees.  I'm
> chipping away one tree after another, as Linus merges stuff, until at
> the end only to-linus-2.5 is left.  I did make the union tree
> available in the past, but it was a pain to maintain (it's a throwaway
> tree and bkbits.net isn't well setup to handle that, as far as I can
> tell).
> 
> Anyhow, I modified the tree containing the temporary hacks to omit the
> uhci.c change.  I'm not sure whether the comment will be gone (I
> suspect not, given bk's tendency never to forget anything), but the
> patch should be correct.

Thanks for doing this.

greg k-h
Received on Thu Apr 11 22:43:48 2002

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