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    SubjectRe: [RFC] new -stable tag variant, Git workflow question
    On 11/10/2009 09:52 AM, Stefan Richter wrote:

    > More importantly, isn't this against the character of the -stable kernel
    > branches as _safe and simple_ hotfix branches?
    > If a fix has a number of prerequisites which ar not -stable fixes
    > themselves, then it is more than a hint that this fix is not really well
    > suited for -stable.

    Alternately, it's conceivable that the prerequisites were not
    in-and-of-themselves candidates for -stable (maybe they didn't do
    anything by themselves) but when combined with the final commit the
    overall change is suitable for inclusion in -stable.


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