[GIT PULL] omap fixes for 2.6.33-rc3
tony at atomide.com
Fri Jan 8 17:50:23 EST 2010
* Linus Torvalds <torvalds at linux-foundation.org> [100108 14:38]:
> On Fri, 8 Jan 2010, Tony Lindgren wrote:
> > $ git log --pretty=oneline --author=".(none)" --committer=".(none)" v2.6.33-rc1..
> Well, that will catch one particular common case of it, but..
> > Should we have some check like this in place for all pulls?
> .. it would probably make more sense to warn about it earlier in the
> chain, so that people with bad configurations can fix them. By the time
> somebody pulls, it's pretty late in the game.
> Sadly, git doesn't do any real sanity checking, and now it's pretty much
> too late. It takes about a year or two for new git versions to percolate
> out, with things like Debian-stable etc, so making git warn about
> suspicious-looking names is not necessarily going to help (and with
> scripting and importing from other SCM's, it may be wrong to warn in
> It's _fairly_ easy to set up a hook at commit-time to check for random
> thigns, but obviously if the problem is that people haven't configured
> their git setup, then "add a hook" is not going to work. In that sense,
> pull-time may be better, as a way to see it automatically after-the-fact.
> Doing a post-merge hook would catch it, and could be used to warn about
> the fact that you merged something odd.
Hmm, sounds like it might make sense to check for that in Stephen's
for-next tree then. Added Stephen to the loop, let's see if what he
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