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    SubjectRe: [stable] question regarding the -stable patch queue ?
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    On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 8:27 PM, Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:
    > On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 06:26:53PM -0700, Abhijit Karmarkar wrote:
    >> hi,
    >>
    >> i am trying to find if a particular upstream commit [1] will appear in
    >> the next -stable release of 2.6.28 kernel.
    >
    > Yes it will.

    nice.

    >
    >> i see this commit being marked as "-stable candidate". does that mean
    >> it will automatically make it to the next stable release?
    >
    > Yes.
    >

    good to know that.

    >> or should i submit a patch against the latest 2.6.28 stable series, to
    >> have this patch queued up for next stable release (2.6.28.10). can
    >> someone please advice?
    >
    > If you know that the commit that went into Linus's tree will not apply
    > to the 2.6.28-stable tree, please send an updated version to the
    > stable@kernel.org address.
    >

    this particular upstream commit
    (01522df346f846906eaf6ca57148641476209909) applies cleanly to
    2.6.28-stable and fixes the panic.

    >> what is the recommend way to do this search ("will upstream patch X be
    >> included in the next stable release")? so i don't bug this list in
    >> future with similar queries.
    >
    > Just ask stable@kernel.org about it.  We've been a bit behind on
    > flushing out the -stable queue (right now my todo-stable mbox contains
    > 399 emails I need to wade through), due to vacations and conferences.
    > I'm slowly getting there, sorry for the delay.
    >

    no worries. thanks for maintaining the -stable series :-) looking
    forward to 28.10

    thanks
    abhijit


    > thanks for your patience,
    >
    > greg k-h
    >
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