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Re: [PATCH hurd 0/6] Add file record locking support

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: [PATCH hurd 0/6] Add file record locking support
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2015 14:05:04 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21+34 (58baf7c9f32f) (2010-12-30)

Svante Signell, le Thu 08 Jan 2015 14:04:50 +0100, a écrit :
> On Thu, 2015-01-08 at 13:57 +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > Svante Signell, le Thu 08 Jan 2015 13:55:28 +0100, a écrit :
> > > Well, I was expecting that all patches should be applied (when modified
> > > and OKed), not each one separately. I can fix that, but what's the use
> > > of applying parts of patches in a patch series?
> > 
> > To be able to git bisect.
> So you mean that I should build hurd for every patch in a series,
> install and check that all is OK? Very cumbersome. 

No, I mean you should take care of separating changes which can be
separated, while keeping them in can-be-built order, so that if an issue
arises, it's easy to bisect to know whic one poses problem.

> BTW: Can you or Justus give me a crash course how to create a git
> branch, create the patches and send them as a mail thread.

I don't really have the time to do this, but I guess there are such
courses over the web.


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