[dpdk-dev] Proposal for a new Committer model

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Thu Nov 24 10:17:09 CET 2016

2016-11-23 15:13, Neil Horman:
> Can either you or thomas provide some detail as to how you are doing patch
> management between trees (details of the commands you use are what I would be
> interested in). It sounds to me like there may be some optimization to be made
> here before we even make changes to the subtrees.

Until now, we preferred avoiding merge commits.
That's why I rebase sub-trees to integrate them in the mainline.
As Ferruh explained, it does not require more work because sub-trees are
regularly rebased anyway.
And I use a script to keep original committer name and date.

Hope it's clear now

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