Re: milstone reached: ia64 linux builds out of Linus' tree

From: Alan Cox <>
Date: 2003-08-05 05:07:58
On Llu, 2003-08-04 at 19:45, David S. Miller wrote:
> My point was that if some random single monkey like me can keep a
> loser platform like sparc64 still building in Linus's tree, a group of
> several trained professionals should be able to fare much better :)

Right but ia64 - for better or worse started off as a hideously
divergent tree that did really stupid things like redefine GFP_DMA. It
may be that ia64 should have aimed in a different direction from day one
but having finally ended up in the right place *is* a milestone.

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