Ingo Molnar <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> :
> the history data starts at 2.4.0 and ends at 2.6.12-rc2. I've included a 
> script that will apply all the patches in order and will create a 
> pristine 2.6.12-rc2 tree.

127 weeks of bk-commit mail for the 2.6 branch alone since october 2002
provides more than 44000 messages here. The figures are surprisingly

> it needed many hours to finish, on a very fast server with tons of RAM, 
> and it also needed a fair amount of manual work to extract it and to 
> make it usable, so i guessed others might want to use the end result as 
> well, to try and generate large GIT repositories from them (or to run 
> analysis over the patches, etc.).

Has anyone already compared the (split/digested) content of the ChangeLog
file with the commit messages ? It raises the interesting question of
inserting the merge messages/patches in the sequence at the right place
but I'd like to know if someone met other issues.

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