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Date:	Mon, 15 Oct 2007 22:29:23 +0800
From:	Coly Li <>
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Subject: Re: question about patch queue and ext4-git

Jose R. Santos wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Oct 2007 20:46:32 +0800
> Coly Li <> wrote:
>> Thanks for the replying :-)
>> Jose R. Santos wrote:
>>> On Mon, 15 Oct 2007 13:36:05 +0800
>>> Coly Li <> wrote:
>>>> Now in my mind there are several words for ext4 patches, most frequently one are "patch queue".
>>>> I see the patches in patch queue from
>>>> .
>>>> Also I confirm some of the patches are in ext4 git tree now, but I am not sure for two questions:
>>>> 1) Whether all the patches are in ext4 git tree ?
>>> Yes, all these patches should be in ext4 git tree.
>>>> 2) This patch queue is only used to push ext4 patch into upstream ?
>>> The patch queue series is divided into stable and unstable patches.
>>> The stable patches are the one usually the ones used to push back
>>> upstream, while the unstable section has the patches for development
>>> purposes only and are not ready for pushing upstream (and some may
>>> never make it in).
>> How to recognize which patch is stable patch and which one is unstable patch ?
> Look in the series file.  The mark where the stable patches end is
> documented there.
Find it now. Thanks for your explaining :-)

>>>> Also there is a patch-queue git at , is it same to the
>>>> patches in ?
>>> Same thing bug in git format.  I believe Ted updates his patch queue
>>> from the patches in the git tree repo, so  if you want latest/greatest
>>> the git tree is what you want.
>>>> Thanks for clarifying :-)
>>> -JRS
> -JRS

Coly Li
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