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Date:	Tue, 09 Nov 2010 21:07:32 -0500
From:	Richard Farina <sidhayn@...il.com>
To:	"Luis R. Rodriguez" <mcgrof@...il.com>
CC:	linux-wireless <linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org>,
	linux-bluetooth <linux-bluetooth@...r.kernel.org>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Compat-wireless for 2.6.37-rc1 - 802.11, Bluetooth and Ethernet
 backported

Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> Linus released 2.6.37-rc1 a couple of weeks ago and we now have our
> first vanilla release for the same kernel. This is a stable  [1]
> compat-wireless-2.6.36-rc7-1 [2], this release has no extra patches
> applied on top and at this point I am a bit lazy to go ahead and suck
> these in so please note you'll likely end up with a lot of stable
> patches missing but I will hope that in the next linux-next.git these
> get sucked in and I can simply use ./scripts/admin-updates.sh -s to
> suck them in for the rc2 release.
>
> Please report any issues ASAP but be-aware there are a few stable
> patches missing still. I'd trust the compat-wireless-2.6.36-5-spn
> right now more if you are looking for something really stable, but I
> do expect this release to stabilize after a couple of RCs. For details
> on changes you can refer to the now very highly detailed
> ChangeLog-2.6.37-rc1-wireless [3] which includes the changes for
> compat.git, compat-wireless.git and the Linux kernel for the
> backported subsystems.
>
> Origin remote URL:
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/hpa/linux-2.6-allstable.git
> This is a stable compat-wireless release
>
> compat-wireless code metrics
>
>     739355 - Total upstream lines of code being pulled
>       2163 - backport code changes
>       1909 - backport code additions
>        254 - backport code deletions
>       6324 - backport from compat module
>       8487 - total backport code
>     1.1479 - % of code consists of backport work
>
> Base tree: linux-2.6-allstable.git
> Base tree version: v2.6.37-rc1
> compat-wireless release: compat-wireless-v2.6.37-rc1-1
>
> Cleaning up the release ...
> Creating compat-wireless-2.6.37-rc1-1.tar.bz2 ...
>
> Compat-wireles release: compat-wireless-2.6.37-rc1-1
> Size: 3.7M	compat-wireless-2.6.37-rc1-1.tar.bz2
> sha1sum: 60b1c6e9d421f039e22b62901de816a46931a603
> compat-wireless-2.6.37-rc1-1.tar.bz2
>
>   
http://www.orbit-lab.org/kernel/compat-wireless-2.6-stable/v2.6.37/compat-wireless-2.6.37-1.tar.bz2
The filename on the website has no -rc, please fix as this will 
definitely cause confusion.

Thanks,
Rick Farina
>   Luis
>
> [1] http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Download/stable
> [2] http://www.orbit-lab.org/kernel/compat-wireless-2.6-stable/v2.6.37/compat-wireless-2.6.37-1.tar.bz2
> [3] http://www.orbit-lab.org/kernel/compat-wireless-2.6-stable/v2.6.37/ChangeLog-2.6.37-wireless
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