about submitting patches [old subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] staging: brcm80211: align common driver code]
greg at kroah.com
Thu Feb 3 11:17:26 PST 2011
On Thu, Feb 03, 2011 at 08:14:29PM +0100, Arend van Spriel wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> On Thu, 03 Feb 2011 00:10:03 +0100, Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> wrote:
> >>>Hope you can eradicate our confusion.
> >>Could you please confirm my assumptions regarding the questions above:
> >>1. staging-next - used for collecting patches intended for linux-next.
> >Yes, this is what gets merged into linux-next every day.
> >>2. staging-linus - used for collecting patches intended for linus tree.
> >Yes. This too is merged into linux-next every day.
> Is this a typo or are linux-next and linus tree indeed one and the same?
No, they are quite different.
linux-next collects a lot of different trees, including the ones that
are marked to go to Linus for this current release, and for the "next"
release, to handle the merge issues and for testing.
See the linux-next FAQ for details if you have more questions about it.
hope this helps,
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