On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 06:25:06PM +0100, Franck wrote:
> OK, so tags have been renamed into "linux-2.6.x". Why not using the
> same mainline name convention (v2.6.x) ?
The same reason that some people like blue and others prefer green ;-)
> I have another question (which is the first one in my previous email),
> how can I make my working tree a kernel version 2.6.9 for example ?
git-read-tree $(cat .git/refs/tags/linux-2.6.9)
git-checkout-index -f -a -u -q
> And the last question related to mips git repository, why does kernel
> v2.2, v2.4, v2.6 are in the same repository ? Why not seperate
> different major version of the kernel in a seperate repository ?
The extra space consumption for all these historic versions in a
compressed git repository is extremly little.