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Date:   Tue, 5 Oct 2021 03:10:43 +0000
From:   Nick Terrell <terrelln@...com>
To:     Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au>
CC:     Nick Terrell <nickrterrell@...il.com>,
        "linux-next@...r.kernel.org" <linux-next@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org" <linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org>,
        Btrfs BTRFS <linux-btrfs@...r.kernel.org>,
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        <linux-f2fs-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Kernel Team <Kernel-team@...com>, Chris Mason <clm@...com>,
        Petr Malat <oss@...at.biz>, Yann Collet <cyan@...com>,
        Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>,
        Michał Mirosław <mirq-linux@...e.qmqm.pl>,
        David Sterba <dsterba@...e.cz>,
        "Oleksandr Natalenko" <oleksandr@...alenko.name>,
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        "Eric Biggers" <ebiggers@...nel.org>,
        Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>,
        "Paul Jones" <paul@...ljones.id.au>,
        Tom Seewald <tseewald@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL][v12] zstd changes for linux-next



> On Oct 4, 2021, at 7:26 PM, Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au> wrote:
> 
> Hi Nick,
> 
> On Mon,  4 Oct 2021 18:41:18 -0700 Nick Terrell <nickrterrell@...il.com> wrote:
>> 
>> From: Nick Terrell <terrelln@...com>
>> 
>> The following changes since commit a25006a77348ba06c7bc96520d331cd9dd370715:
>> 
>>  Add linux-next specific files for 20211001 (2021-10-01 17:07:37 +1000)
>> 
>> are available in the Git repository at:
>> 
>>  git@...hub.com:terrelln/linux.git tags/v12-zstd-1.4.10
>> 
>> for you to fetch changes up to 5210ca33b09bed5e09f72e9b46a3220f64597f8c:
>> 
>>  MAINTAINERS: Add maintainer entry for zstd (2021-10-04 18:14:42 -0700)
>> 
>> I would like to merge this pull request into linux-next to bake, and then submit
>> the PR to Linux in the 5.16 merge window. If you have been a part of the
>> discussion, are a maintainer of a caller of zstd, tested this code, or otherwise
>> been involved, thank you! And could you please respond below with an appropiate
>> tag, so I can collect support for the PR
> 
> Sorry, but you can't base a branch on linux-next itself (since
> linux-next - and many of the trees it merges - rebases every day).  If
> you want a branch included in linux-next, it needs to be based on some
> stable tree/branch, almost always Linus Torvald's tree.
> 
> Also, what I need is a branch that I can fetch every day (so its name
> must not change) and all you do is update that branch to any newer
> version if/when you are satisfied that it is ready for merging.

Thanks for the help! And sorry for the mistake, this is my first time submitting a
branch for linux-next. I’ll create a new branch `zstd-1.4.10` and rebase on top of
v5.15-rc4. Then resubmit the request.

> Also, I would like a git URL that does not require a github account ...

Sure, does the URL https://github.com/terrelln/linux.git work for you?

Best,
Nick Terrell

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