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Date:	Wed, 19 Dec 2012 16:15:19 -0800
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
To:	Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>, Jacob Shin <jacob.shin@....com>,
	Yinghai Lu <yinghai@...nel.org>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...ux.intel.com>,
	"Yu, Fenghua" <fenghua.yu@...el.com>,
	"mingo@...nel.org" <mingo@...nel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"tglx@...utronix.de" <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	"linux-tip-commits@...r.kernel.org" 
	<linux-tip-commits@...r.kernel.org>,
	Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@...cle.com>,
	Stefano Stabellini <Stefano.Stabellini@...citrix.com>
Subject: Re: [tip:x86/microcode] x86/microcode_intel_early.c: Early update
 ucode on Intel's CPU

On 12/19/2012 04:10 PM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 04:02:25PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> The goal should be to have this into -tip and -next by the middle of
>> January in order to make the 3.9 merge window, I think.
>
> ...and an easy back-out strategy in case there are too many issues while
> testing. Maybe don't merge it into tip/master so that it can be removed
> easily, or something to that effect.
>

We keep everything in topic branches; tip:master is a synthetic branch 
which can be regenerated as needed.

	-hpa

-- 
H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel.  I don't speak on their behalf.

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