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

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: why the early_initcall(au1x00_setup) do not work?
From: Ivan Korzakow <>
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 12:10:05 +0100
Cc: "P. Christeas" <>,
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2006/1/10, Ralf Baechle <>:
> 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.

It would be great to be a little bit more explicit by giving some
_little_ examples ! Why not enlighting us directly instead of being so



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