Re: The direction linux is taking

From: Geert Uytterhoeven (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 09:59:29 EST

On Sat, 29 Dec 2001, Alan Cox wrote:
> The big exception is which is a nightmare for patch, and the
> one file I basically always did hand merges on

Perhaps it would help if the entries in were sorted?

It's very difficult to merge anything in that file, since in many cases the
`new' entries added by the new patch, already existed in our local tree
(speaking about m68k). Someone just wrote new explanations, and inserted them
someplace else in the file.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that. -- Linus Torvalds

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