Re: vendor imports beyond the committers guide?

From: Gleb Smirnoff <>
Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2024 18:15:46 UTC
On Thu, Mar 07, 2024 at 10:07:52AM -0800, Warner Losh wrote:
W> > yes, it's three or four or five different repos with the full linux
W> > kernel in it; nothing you want.  And I believe we do not do subtrees
W> > in FreeBSD official.
W> >
W> If it is from the Linux Kernel, then I'd just need a directory list and a
W> hash.
W> And we definitely can't do a subtree merge from that repo to ours including
W> its entire history.

Well, we can do 'subtree split' out of the Linux and then 'subtree add' to us
to seed it with full history.  After that, for the updates we would do
incremental 'subtree split' followed by 'subtree merge'.  This all is doable if
we really want to.  It is up to you if we want to do that or not.

Gleb Smirnoff