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Date:	Mon, 15 Oct 2007 22:29:23 +0800
From:	Coly Li <coyli@...e.de>
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CC:	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: question about patch queue and ext4-git



Jose R. Santos wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Oct 2007 20:46:32 +0800
> Coly Li <coyli@...e.de> wrote:
> 
>> Thanks for the replying :-)
>>
>> Jose R. Santos wrote:
>>> On Mon, 15 Oct 2007 13:36:05 +0800
>>> Coly Li <coyli@...e.de> 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
>>>> http://www2.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/tytso/ext4-patches/LATEST/broken-out/ .
>>>> 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 http://repo.or.cz/w/ext4-patch-queue.git , is it same to the
>>>> patches in http://www2.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/tytso/ext4-patches/ ?
>>> 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
SuSE PRC Labs
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