[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] linux-next and process

Mark Brown broonie at sirena.org.uk
Tue Jun 19 09:25:02 UTC 2012


On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 08:37:41AM +0100, James Bottomley wrote:

> I'd also be interested in the other statistic:  What were the 1643
> commits that were in next-20120521 but never made it to v3.5-rc1 doing
> there (that's 17% of the next tree)?  next is supposed to be our merge
> canary, so in theory, only commits destined for the next merge window
> should be in there.

There's a fair chunk of -next commits that don't get merged from the KVM
userspace tools which don't seem to be going towards mainline at any
great rate (there is some debate about putting them in the kernel tree
at all) but on the other hand aren't really impacting anything else
either.


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