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From: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: linux-next@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
Subject: Re: linux-next: Tree for March 6
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 16:47:15 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20090310164715.51a4b674.sfr@canb.auug.org.au> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20090306112450.12901a19.akpm@linux-foundation.org>

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Hi Andrew,

On Fri, 6 Mar 2009 11:24:50 -0800 Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>
> On Fri, 6 Mar 2009 19:13:11 +1100
> Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au> wrote:
> 
> > Dropped trees (temporary):
> > 	rr (build problem)
> 
> It's quite irritating and somewhat risky when this happens.  It means
> that I have to teporarily drop or rework patches to fix things up. 
> Then the patch needs to be undropped or unreworked when the offending
> tree gets restored.
> 
> Is it possible to just drop back to the previous day's version when
> something gets screwed up?

I will try this and see how hard it is.  I have done a few today with no
ill effects (that I have seen yet).

The other side of the coin is that there are some dependencies between
some of the trees that are included in linux-next.
-- 
Cheers,
Stephen Rothwell                    sfr@canb.auug.org.au
http://www.canb.auug.org.au/~sfr/

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  reply	other threads:[~2009-03-10  5:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-03-06  8:13 Stephen Rothwell
2009-03-06 19:01 ` linux-next: Tree for March 6 (ath9k) Randy Dunlap
2009-03-06 19:35   ` Gabor Juhos
2009-03-06 19:41     ` Randy Dunlap
2009-03-06 19:40       ` John W. Linville
2009-03-11 17:19         ` Randy Dunlap
2009-03-11 18:19           ` John W. Linville
2009-03-06 19:24 ` linux-next: Tree for March 6 Andrew Morton
2009-03-10  5:47   ` Stephen Rothwell [this message]
2009-03-06 21:24 ` [PATCH -next] dvb/frontends: fix duplicate 'debug' symbol Randy Dunlap
2009-03-06 23:59   ` Andrew Morton
2009-03-07  0:05     ` Randy Dunlap
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2008-03-06  5:26 linux-next: Tree for March 6 Stephen Rothwell
2008-03-06  9:07 ` Andy Whitcroft
2008-03-06 11:50   ` Stephen Rothwell
2008-03-07  2:10     ` Stephen Rothwell

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