Re: [GIT PULL] KVM updates for the 3.4 merge window

From: Avi Kivity
Date: Tue Apr 17 2012 - 04:11:39 EST

On 04/17/2012 02:05 AM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-04-16 at 15:53 +0300, Avi Kivity wrote:
> >
> > kvm.git next is exposed to linux-next, where they get tested quite a
> > lot. Granted it's mostly build testing, and people are unlikely to
> > test
> > kvm there, but they will test the non-kvm bits that creep in there.
> >
> > > The alternative would be that I don't have a -next tree, just
> > collect patches and immediately send them to Avi. That way the main
> > kvm tree would be broken more often, but at least we don't get these
> > horrible synchronization latencies.
> >
> > That works too. Don't post immediately; 2-3 week batches would reduce
> > noise.
> Or do like I do with Kumar for FSL stuff... his stuff gets pulled via my
> tree but his tree is in linux-next as well. There's no reason not to do
> that.
> That way, his next branch gets linux-next coverage whether it's in my
> tree or not, and I pull when I put the final powerpc-next together,
> which gives me a chance to do a quick vet "just in case" and sort out
> any major conflict before it all goes to Linus.

Sure, that works too.

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