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Re: 2.4.19 merging?

To: Nathan Straz <nstraz@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 2.4.19 merging?
From: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 08 Apr 2002 14:09:26 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Ahhh! Ok. I understand. I guess I was getting confused. Sorry for the

On Mon, 2002-04-08 at 13:57, Nathan Straz wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 08, 2002 at 07:06:13PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > It's back at 2.4.18.  But this brings up another issue I wondered
> about
> > for some time:  In the good old days every prerelease was merged,
> nowdays
> > it's just the full releases.  Is there a reason behing this as the
> actual
> > XFS releases are for specific versions anyway and the CVS basically is
> > a current top-of-tree branch?
> It's because it can take a fair amount of work to get the latest
> pre-release patch to merge into XFS.  2.5 is now the main development
> tree.  That tree is keeping up with pre-patches as Steve has time to
> merge them.  The 2.4 xfs tree is only being merged with major releases
> so Eric can spend less time merging and more time hunting down XFS bugs.
> -- 
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Austin Gonyou
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