First patch questions (target mailing list, target tree)
wk.kernel at gmail.com
Mon May 11 01:22:37 EDT 2020
On 10/05/2020 23:55, Valdis Klētnieks wrote:
> On Sun, 10 May 2020 18:26:27 +0100, Wojciech Kudla said:
>> I'd like to send a patch to arch/x86/kernel/smp.c but I'm not sure about
>> 1) which branch of whose tree do I crate the patch against?
>> According to MAINTAINERS:
> T: git git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git
> There you go. In general, you're usually OK using either the current Linus
> tree or linux-next tree. Unless you're doing work that directly intersects
> with other development, those should be quite good enough.
> Linus's tree:
> $ git clone git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git
> To add linux-next to that:
> $ git remote add linux-next git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/next/linux-next.git
> $ git fetch linux-next
> $ git fetch --tags linux-next
> ... # later on
> $ git remote update
> Don't use 'git pull' against linux-next, because it's rebuilt every day.
> Strange and wondrous things will happen. That also means that you
> can't git bisect between (say) next-20200405 and next-20200503 (though
> you can bisect between a Linus v5.7-rc3 tag and a next- tag )
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This is exactly what I was looking for. Thank you!
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