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Date:	Tue, 27 Oct 2009 15:39:10 -0400
Cc:	Linus Torvalds <>,
	Stefan Richter <>,
	Theodore Tso <>, Ingo Molnar <>,
	LKML <>,
	Nicolas Pitre <>,
	"Luck, Tony" <>,
	Stephen Rothwell <>,
	"Luis R. Rodriguez" <>,
	Jeff Garzik <>,
	Robert Richter <>,
	Dmitry Torokhov <>,
	Jean Delvare <>,
	Sam Ravnborg <>
Subject: Re: [RFC] to rebase or not to rebase on linux-next

On Tue, 27 Oct 2009 15:27:04 EDT, Steven Rostedt said:
> On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 12:06 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> >  Don't lie about 
> > getting an ack that you didn't get before you made that patch public.
> But how do you get your ack without making it public?

I'm going to guess that Linus meant "causing the patch to show up in a
public git tree" - i.e. shop the patch around on lkml and similar lists a
bit and get some acked-by's to attach to it *before* it goes out in a tree
that everybody might pull from.

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