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Date:	Wed, 11 Nov 2009 13:43:56 -0800
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
To:	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
CC:	James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@...senPartnership.com>,
	Greg KH <gregkh@...e.de>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Chris Wright <chrisw@...s-sol.org>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>
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 kernel.org 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 kernel.org 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.

	-hpa

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