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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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