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From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Kevin Winchester <kjwinchester@gmail.com>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: mm snapshot broken-out-2007-11-13-04-14.tar.gz uploaded
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 17:15:07 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20071113171507.8ce6ba1b.randy.dunlap@oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20071113171113.06f2b26f.akpm@linux-foundation.org>

On Tue, 13 Nov 2007 17:11:13 -0800 Andrew Morton wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Nov 2007 20:20:32 -0400 Kevin Winchester <kjwinchester@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > On November 13, 2007 08:15:41 am akpm@linux-foundation.org wrote:
> > > The mm snapshot broken-out-2007-11-13-04-14.tar.gz has been uploaded to
> > >
> > >   
> > > ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/mm/broken-out-2007-11-13-
> > >04-14.tar.gz
> > >
> > > It contains the following patches against 2.6.24-rc2:
> > >
> > 
> > <snip>
> > 
> > How exactly do I go about trying out this snapshot?  I did the following:
> > 
> > - exported 2.6.24-rc2 from my cloned git tree to a separate folder
> > - installed quilt
> > - extracted the patches to the "patches" directory at the top level of the 
> > 2.6.24-rc2 tree
> > - copied the list of patches from your mail into a "series" file which I 
> > placed in the "patches" directory
> 
> The tarball contains a copy of the series file.  For some reason LARGE
> numbers of people miss it and ask me "hey, where's the series file?".  Odd.

Raises hand.


> >  Is 
> > there a reason that there is no "series" file in the archive with the 
> > patches?
> 
> It's in there ;)
> 
> btw, I put the patches in a directory called "broken-out" so that you can
> untar them in your kernel tree and not have them stomped all over your
> existing patches/ directory.  symlink it...

It's not at the same directory level as the patches.  For some reason,
that would help me find it.

---
~Randy

  reply	other threads:[~2007-11-14  1:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-11-13 12:15 akpm
2007-11-13 12:40 ` cscope build warning [Was: mm snapshot broken-out-2007-11-13-04-14.tar.gz uploaded] Jiri Slaby
2007-11-13 13:27   ` Sam Ravnborg
2007-11-13 13:36     ` Jiri Slaby
2007-11-13 12:50 ` nfs functions undefined " Jiri Slaby
2007-11-13 17:34   ` [PATCH] " Randy Dunlap
2007-11-13 19:43     ` Andrew Morton
2007-11-13 14:43 ` mm snapshot broken-out-2007-11-13-04-14 Build Fails at memory.c Kamalesh Babulal
2007-11-13 15:17   ` Martin Schwidefsky
2007-11-13 15:30     ` Kamalesh Babulal
2007-11-13 15:29   ` Martin Schwidefsky
2007-11-13 15:11 ` mm snapshot broken-out-2007-11-13-04-14 Build Fails due kobject cleanup Kamalesh Babulal
2007-11-13 15:22 ` mm snapshot broken-out-2007-11-13-04-14 Build Fails due kobject cleanup (Resend) Kamalesh Babulal
2007-11-13 19:51 ` mm snapshot broken-out-2007-11-13-04-14 Build Fails - linking when !CONFIG_NFS_V4 Kamalesh Babulal
2007-11-14  5:23   ` Randy Dunlap
2007-11-14  0:20 ` mm snapshot broken-out-2007-11-13-04-14.tar.gz uploaded Kevin Winchester
2007-11-14  1:11   ` Andrew Morton
2007-11-14  1:15     ` Randy Dunlap [this message]
2007-11-13 15:21 Al Boldi
2007-11-13 15:26 ` Peter Zijlstra
2007-11-13 16:42   ` Al Boldi
2007-11-13 21:43     ` Valdis.Kletnieks
2007-11-14  5:09       ` Al Boldi

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