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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: Resend: xenolinux hg repo

On Mon, 2006-05-08 at 20:46 +0100, Christian Limpach wrote:
> On 5/8/06, Jimi Xenidis <jimix@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > resend to larger group:
> >
> > which one is the right one?
> > I'm going thru some merge hell and a need some newer PPC code from
> > kernel.org.
> > is it:
> >    http://xenbits.xensource.com/linux-2.6-xen.hg (worked on)
> This is the one which tracks the xen-unstable tree best, ideally on a
> daily basis but sometimes I end up doing less boring things than
> moving patches around. ;-)
> > --or--
> >    http://xenbits.xensource.com/ext/linux-2.6-merge.hg (six weeks of
> > nothing)
> This is currently abandoned since it doesn't look like creating a
> mergeable complete set of patches or tree has any chance of getting
> merged upstream.  It is also very tedious to maintain because there
> are usually many merge conflicts and/or manual intervention needed to
> pull changes from linux-2.6-xen into this tree.
> > there is also linux-2.6.rc-xen.hg
> This is supposed to track xen-unstable fairly closely and also get
> updated whenever there is a new linux rc version.
> > linux-2.6.tip-xen.hg
> This is supposed to track xen-unstable fairly closely and also get
> updated to linux git tree on an almost daily basis.  Maintained by
> Chris Wright.
> > linux-2.6-patchqueue.hg
> This is the patchqueue we intend to post on LKML.
> > the PPC team depends on the xenolinux repos trees rather that the
> > sparse tree.
> > We were haning off linux-2.6-merge.hg we would like to figure out
> > which one tracks Linus's git tree best.
> Any of linux-2.6-xen, linux-2.6.rc-xen or linux-2.6.tip-xen, depending
> on whether you like more churn coming from xen-unstable or from linux
> git.

This is great information Christian, thanks. Do you think you could post
to xen-devel as the situation changes in the future? It's important to
us to be using the correct tree as our parent...


Hollis Blanchard
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