|author||Randy Dunlap <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2010-05-23 17:02:30 -0700|
|committer||Linus Torvalds <email@example.com>||2010-05-24 07:30:55 -0700|
Documentation/development-process: add staging & mmotm info
Update explanation of mmotm. Add explanation of drivers/staging/. Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <firstname.lastname@example.org> Acked-by: Jonathan Corbet <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <firstname.lastname@example.org>
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/development-process/2.Process b/Documentation/development-process/2.Process
index 11682b120e8d..97726eba6102 100644
@@ -267,12 +267,8 @@ an appropriate subsystem tree or be sent directly to Linus. In a typical
development cycle, approximately 10% of the patches going into the mainline
get there via -mm.
-The current -mm patch can always be found from the front page of
-Those who want to see the current state of -mm can get the "-mm of the
-moment" tree, found at:
+The current -mm patch is available in the "mmotm" (-mm of the moment)
@@ -307,6 +303,12 @@ volatility of linux-next tends to make it a difficult development target.
See http://lwn.net/Articles/289013/ for more information on this topic, and
stay tuned; much is still in flux where linux-next is involved.
+Besides the mmotm and linux-next trees, the kernel source tree now contains
+the drivers/staging/ directory and many sub-directories for drivers or
+filesystems that are on their way to being added to the kernel tree
+proper, but they remain in drivers/staging/ while they still need more