What is this good for?

ron minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Feb 10 12:27:00 CET 2004

On Tue, 10 Feb 2004, Stefan Reinauer wrote:

> * Eric W. Biederman <ebiederman at lnxi.com> [040210 18:05]:
> > For many of the people developing LinuxBIOS the primary responsibility
> > is to our internal trees that we use internally or support our
> > customers with.  This allows a buffer so we are certain big changes
> > don't break things until we are ready to retest things in our internal
> > trees.   And it allows hacks that only work for a few boards to be
> > used before the code is generalized to work for everyone.
> This is perfectly fine as long as the code is reviewed before it goes to
> the official public tree to not contain these hacks anymore.

Also, for now I want to maintain the sourceforge as the definitive code
base.  sourceforge has the wonderful property of being well known,
reasonably reliable, understood by most people, and vendor neutral. A
potential replacement for the "definitive code base" should support at
least these properties. 


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