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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] ANN: Linux Kernel Arch Repository

From: Colin Walters
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] ANN: Linux Kernel Arch Repository
Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2003 15:56:53 -0400

On Thu, 2003-09-11 at 13:02, John Goerzen wrote:
> Hello,
> I've made available a public Arch archive containing the full history
> of the Linux kernel from version 0.01 to the present-day 2.6 test
> series and all versions in between (plus some -pre, -test, and -rc
> versions).  I intend to keep it updated as new versions of the kernel
> are released.

Wow, very impressive.  Just one relatively minor comment...wouldn't it
make sense to use an address other than your personal one for the

Say address@hidden or something like that.  I would imagine the maintainers would be amenable to creating an alias for it.

> Archive name: address@hidden
> Location:
> Documentation and category/branch names (important): 
> (open this in a web browser, not tla)
> The archive was made by importing each version from
> using my kernimport and tla_load_dirs scripts.  Changelogs, when
> published at, are included in the Arch log message.  All
> arch log messages include the version of the kernel committed and an
> estimate of its original release date.
> Original branching is maintained where possible; for instance, the
> linus--mainline--2.5 tree appears in the archive as a tag of
> linus--mainline--2.4--patch-20, the last version before 2.5 split off
> upstream.
> Configs are available (see the docs) to make it easy to retrieve any
> arbitrary kernel version.
> Enjoy, and please send me any comments!
> -- John
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