Feeding containers patches into linux-next

Dave Hansen dave at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Tue Jul 15 12:07:52 PDT 2008


On Tue, 2008-07-15 at 11:56 -0700, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Dave Hansen <dave at linux.vnet.ibm.com> writes:
> > On Tue, 2008-07-15 at 10:50 -0700, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> >> The classic challenge is that we really need most of the patches to go
> >> through other maintainers because they are not for subsystems we
> >> maintain.  So I am fairly certain things like our network namespace
> >> work will show up in linux-next because they show up in net-next-2.6.
> >
> > But, there are things like the mqueue patches that are against areas
> > that really have no maintainers.  Do you think there will be many more
> > like that?  
> 
> Probably.  We are touching parts of the kernel that rarely change.

Would having something that feeds into linux-next help make some of this
easier?

-- Dave



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