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en:users:drivers:ath10k:sources [2017/06/13 16:00]
Kalle Valo [Git branches] Fix spelling
en:users:drivers:ath10k:sources [2017/06/14 07:58]
Kalle Valo Move the -rc release example to submittingpatches page and remove duplicate information
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 https://​git.kernel.org/​cgit/​linux/​kernel/​git/​kvalo/​ath.git/​tree/​drivers/​net/​wireless/​ath/​ath10k https://​git.kernel.org/​cgit/​linux/​kernel/​git/​kvalo/​ath.git/​tree/​drivers/​net/​wireless/​ath/​ath10k
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-Periodically Kalle Valo merges ath-next and ath-current branches from ath.git into wireless-drivers-next and wireless-drivers tree, respectively. Then David Miller merges them to net-next and net trees, respectively,​ which are eventually merged by Linus Torvalds to the official kernel releases. ​ 
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-As a rough estimate it takes patches in ath-next 2-4 months to propagate from ath.git to the next official Linux release and patches from ath-current 1-3 weeks to propagate to the next -rc release. 
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-See also [[en/​users/​drivers/​ath10k/​submittingpatches|submitting ath10k patches]]. 
  
 ===== Git branches ===== ===== Git branches =====
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   * **master-pending:​** The pending branch merged on top of the master, for easier testing of the pending patches. Same rules apply as with the pending branch.   * **master-pending:​** The pending branch merged on top of the master, for easier testing of the pending patches. Same rules apply as with the pending branch.
  
-To clarify the meaning with ath-current and ath-next let's take a concrete example: let's say that the latest release from Linux is v4.9-rc2. If a patch is applied to ath-current it will most like be in v4.9-rc4 or v4.9-rc5 (usually it takes a minimum of one week to get to Linus' tree, sometimes ​more). But if the patch is applied to ath-next the first release it will be in is v4.10-rc1.+See also [[en/​users/​drivers/​ath10k/​submittingpatches|submitting ath10k patches]] for more information about the patch flow. 
en/users/drivers/ath10k/sources.txt · Last modified: 2018/05/29 13:29 by Kalle Valo