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Date:	Wed, 11 Nov 2009 13:43:56 -0800
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
To:	Linus Torvalds <>
CC:	James Bottomley <>,
	Greg KH <>, Ingo Molnar <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Chris Wright <>,, Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>
Subject: Re: [RFC] new -stable tag variant, Git workflow question

On 11/11/2009 12:14 PM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Nov 2009, James Bottomley wrote:
>> So, now that you're showing an interest in all of this, how about I send
>> you the final update hook to add to your tree?  It will produce less
>> latency than the cron job I run on to pull your tree into one
>> I have here ever twenty minutes or so and run the hooks.
> Quite frankly, I'd much rather not run hooks on my tree directly. The less 
> that can possibly get screwed up with my tree, the happier I 
> am. So in many ways, I really prefer the whole "done separately by others" 
> approach.
> But hey, send the hook to me, and I'll think about it.

One thing we might be able to do is to create an "exploder hook" on your
tree - something that asynchronously broadcasts a notification that
anyone can subscribe to.


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