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Re: why the early_initcall(au1x00_setup) do not work?

To: "P. Christeas" <>
Subject: Re: why the early_initcall(au1x00_setup) do not work?
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 21:53:22 +0000
Cc:, Ivan Korzakow <>
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On Tue, Jan 10, 2006 at 06:57:24PM +0200, P. Christeas wrote:

> > > You make sure you have the two trees and diff them.
> > > They 're both in git and typically you could do that only using git.
> >
> > Have you ever tried what you're talking about or is it a guess ?
> > For example, let's say that there's a bug introduced when merging
> > Linus tree with mips branch. How do you easily "bisect" in order to do
> > a binary seek of this bug ?
>  I was about to mention the git incompatibility as I gave you the first 
> answer. It's true what you say and I also find it annoying. That's why I use 
> Linus tree.
> I cannot, though, complaint to Ralph about this practice. It seems that he 
> has 
> done his best to preserve the CVS history of his tree. We can only thank him 
> for that. It is just a lot of work to trim the tree and make it 
> Linus-parallel.
> There is also things that I don't know about git, so I won't jump to 
> conclusions yet (as to whether it is feasible to merge with Linus).

It is possible to keep both Linus's and the lmo tree in the same
repository with a _little_ care.  I do that all the time.  When compressed
this will result in a bloat of just about 10-20MB.


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