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Date:	Thu, 31 Mar 2016 22:18:47 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	leon@...n.nu
Cc:	dledford@...hat.com, torvalds@...ux-foundation.org,
	linux-rdma@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	matanb@...lanox.com, ogerlitz@...lanox.com, leonro@...lanox.com
Subject: Re: [PULL REQUEST] Please pull rdma.git

From: Leon Romanovsky <leon@...n.nu>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2016 02:38:28 +0300

> On Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 09:37:54AM -0400, Doug Ledford wrote:
>> On 03/23/2016 06:57 AM, Leon Romanovsky wrote:
>> > On Sat, Mar 19, 2016 at 02:37:08PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> >> So the *best* situation would be:
>> >>
>> >>  - your two groups talk it over, and figure out what the common commits are
>> >>
>> >>  - you put those common commits as a "base" branch in git
>> >>
>> >>  - you ask the two upper-level maintainers to both pull that base branch
>> >>
>> >>  - you then make sure that you send the later patches (whether as
>> >> emailed patches or as pull requests) based on top of that base branch.
>> > 
>> > Hi David and Doug,
>> > 
>> > Are you OK with the approach suggested by Linus?
>> > We are eager to know it, so we will adopt it as soon
>> > as possible in our development flow.
>> > 
>> > The original thread [1].
>> > 
>> > [1] http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.drivers.rdma/34907
>> > 
>> > Thanks.
>> > 
>> 
>> I'm fine with it.  Since I happen to use topic branches to build my
>> for-next from anyway, I might need to be the one that Dave pulls from
>> versus the other way around.
> 
> Resending to linux-netdev.
> 
> David,
> Can you please express your opinion about Linus's suggestion to
> eliminate merge conflicts in Mellanox related products?

Sure, sounds fine.

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