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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Conflicts in .arch-ids

From: Robert Collins
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Conflicts in .arch-ids
Date: Sun, 15 Aug 2004 20:33:57 +1000

On Tue, 2004-08-10 at 23:17, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-08-10 at 13:59, Aaron Bentley wrote:
> > Or else, when you apply the kernel patch that adds your file, copy the 
> > .id file from your cm working tree into the mainline tree.  Perhaps 
> > tla-update-ids should support doing that automatically.
> It is pretty simple to add support for this to tla-update-ids. I will
> try to do it and provide a patch.
> > In order for people using Arch to collaborate, there must be ID parity. 
> >   So I'd strongly encourage you to publish and publicise your Arch 
> > version of the Linux mainline, so that other Archers use that set of IDs 
> > instead of making their own.
> But other people might have the same way of developing as mine - adding
> files in their own archive before they are released in the main kernel.
> When the new ids are available in my mainline archive, it is too late
> for them since they already created the id in their own archives.

Thats why having all the kernel mainlines publicised, so that folk can
see those id's before they hit the kernel.

Heck, the kernel tla using folk could even run a 'pre-merge' tree where
files being submitted for official inclusion are visible.

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