patch against linux-next
greg at kroah.com
Tue Nov 22 03:14:39 EST 2016
On Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 01:48:22AM +0000, Amit Kumar wrote:
> As far as I know that linux-next tree is a preview of patches which will be
> merged in the mainline kernel.
That is correct.
> I've noticed that recently linux-next is updated with a gap.
What do you mean by "a gap"?
> Can a patch be created against linux-next tree?
Yes, it should be made against that tree as that is the merge of all of
the development trees together.
For more specifics about linux-next and how the patches flow between
that and Linus's releases, please see the great documentation in the
Linux kernel source tree at Documentation/development_process/
Hope this helps,
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