[cgl_discussion] CGL and DCL trees

Timothy D. Witham wookie at osdl.org
Wed Dec 11 13:54:45 PST 2002

  Well, sure and you could call your tree -ac or -mm or any
other name that was already in use.  But you would just be
causing problems for everybody. 


On Wed, 2002-12-11 at 13:41, Skip Ford wrote:
> Mika Kukkonen wrote:
> > On ke, 2002-12-11 at 08:39, Timothy D. Witham wrote:
> > (...)
> > > As for these trees intending to be the definitive trees
> > > for the CGL and DCL projects.  That is true they are
> > > intended to be the main trees.
> > 
> > Just to hammer the point through: Randy's and Steve's kernel
> > trees are _the_ CGL and DCL trees, and the names of those trees
> > will be unchanged. If somebody wants to start their own kernel
> > tree, fine, as long as you rename it to "2.5.51-cgl_mytree" or
> > something like that (assuming you derive it from Randy's tree).
> That makes no sense.  If I start a tree that intends to meet the
> requirements established by the CGL Working Group, I have every right to
> call it -cgl also regardless of whether it's derived from Randy's tree.
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