why skip the merge commits?
Posted Feb 21, 2007 2:35 UTC (Wed) by corbet
In reply to: why skip the merge commits?
Parent article: Who wrote 2.6.20?
There's no useful information in the merges - at least, for the depth I have gone to so far. They do carry information on the path patches took into the kernel, but they do not, themselves, carry any code changes. If you look at the short-form 2.6.20 changelog, you'll see a lot of lines like:
They only indicate that the trees came together at that point.
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