What is this good for?

Stefan Reinauer stepan at suse.de
Tue Feb 10 12:04:01 CET 2004

* 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.


     Stefan Reinauer, SUSE LINUX AG
Teamleader Architecture Development

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