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SubjectRe: [stable] question regarding the -stable patch queue ?
On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 8:27 PM, Greg KH <> 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.


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