linux-v5.10.y-dovetail

Jan Kiszka jan.kiszka at siemens.com
Sun May 23 14:58:30 CEST 2021


On 22.05.21 12:02, Philippe Gerum wrote:
> 
> Hi Jan,
> 
> Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka at siemens.com> writes:
> 
>> Hi Philippe,
>>
>> first, is source.denx.de/Xenomai/xenomai4/linux-evl.git already
>> replacing git.evlproject.org/linux-evl.git? At least CI is currently
>> stuck over the latter [update: was stuck, it's moving again].
>>
> 
> Not yet, I'll announce when the switch to
> source.denx.de/Xenomai/xenomai4 is complete, with a grace period of one
> week from that point to update the automated procedures there may be,
> before the trees at git.evlproject.org are decommissioned eventually. In
> the meantime, I'll make sure both sides remain on sync.
> 

OK, then it was fine to switch CI already.

>> Regarding 5.10, I think we are getting closer to the point where our
>> users also need a merging stable branch to track what happens
>> dovetail-wise (at least I have such folks). Would you move
>> linux-v5.10.y-dovetail in that way forward from now on? Or is there a
>> need for one more hard rebase first?
>>
>> Some linux-v5.10.y-dovetail-rebase for the latest version could still be
>> provided in order to ease export to downstream kernels. That would bring
>> us in line with how -rt is maintained e.g.
>>
>> If you need help on the stable side, let me know.
>>
> 
> I don't plan to maintain merging branches myself, only rebase ones. I'll
> rename the stable branches to *-rebase shortly, in order to follow the
> same convention as -rt, clearing the namespace for pulling the work of
> whoever wants to maintain merging branches.
> 

Sounds good. Then I will create the merges. I suppose will that also be
useful to append some -rebase to tag applied to rebased branched, to
avoid conflicts with the merging branch.

Jan

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