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Date:	Tue, 1 Jul 2008 10:34:17 +1000
From:	Stephen Rothwell <>
To:	Ingo Molnar <>
Cc:	Randy Dunlap <>,,
	lkml <>, mingo <>,
	tglx <>, hpa <>,
	akpm <>,
	Jens Axboe <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH -next] fork and exit: need to include iocontext.h

On Mon, 30 Jun 2008 20:33:37 +0200 Ingo Molnar <> wrote:
> normally there's an easy way to find out the source commit of build 
> failures. Try something like:
>  git-bisect reset
>  git-bisect start
>  git-bisect good v2.6.26-rc8

More generally "git-bisect good linux-next/stable" - the stable branch is
just where I started on Linus' tree and that is always good :-)

>  git-bisect bad linux-next/master
>  git-bisect run make kernel/fork.o
> ... this should lead you to the commit that broke the build 
> automatically. (as long as everyone keeps make oldconfig compatibility)

Nice, I must try this.

Stephen Rothwell          

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