[ANNOUNCE] linux-staging tree created

Will Newton will.newton at gmail.com
Thu Jun 12 11:37:56 UTC 2008


On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 5:26 PM, Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 11:45:55AM +0100, Will Newton wrote:
>>
>> Would the linux-staging tree be an appropriate place to merge a new
>> architecture? Or would that be too large a change and should go via
>> its own tree?
>
> That is probably too big to go into -staging and should deserve its own
> tree based on the size of patches that have gone into creating a new
> architecture in the past.

Our tree is about 26000 lines of diff, including a few drivers.

> Do you have an example of one that is currently not included in the main
> kernel tree right now?

I have a tree that is currently about half way to public consumption,
although I don't think there's any point pushing it until we have a
publically available toolchain.

> thanks,
>
> greg k-h
>



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