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    SubjectRe: [RFC] Documentation: add documentation for rc-series and merge window
    On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 03:32:06PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
    > On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 05:47:35PM -0400, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
    > > From: Luis R. Rodriguez <lrodriguez@atheros.com>
    > > Subject: [PATCH] Documentation: add documentation summary for rc-series and merge window
    > >
    > > This is losely based on previous discussions on linux-kernel [1][2].
    > > Lets also refer people reading the stable rules to
    > > Documentation/development-process/.
    > >
    > > [1] http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=122048427801324&w=2
    > > [2] http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=122048757705315&w=2
    > >
    > > Signed-off-by: Luis R. Rodriguez <lrodriguez@atheros.com>
    > > ---
    > > Documentation/development-process/2.Process | 66 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    > > Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt | 5 ++
    > > 2 files changed, 71 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
    > >
    > > diff --git a/Documentation/development-process/2.Process b/Documentation/development-process/2.Process
    > > index d750321..e023db6 100644
    > > --- a/Documentation/development-process/2.Process
    > > +++ b/Documentation/development-process/2.Process
    >
    > You should cc: the author of this document, when modifying it.

    Added.

    > > @@ -7,6 +7,72 @@ course of one year, the kernel has since had to evolve a number of
    > > processes to keep development happening smoothly. A solid understanding of
    > > how the process works is required in order to be an effective part of it.
    > >
    > > +2.0 SUMMARY
    > > +
    > > +This section provides a brief summary of the new kernel release rules.
    > > +
    > > +2.0.0 NEW KERNEL RELEASE RULES
    >
    > "New"? We've been doing this for many many years now, what is "new"
    > about it?

    New as in the next kernel release, sorry. Didn't mean as in "this is a
    new process".

    > And why are you starting a series with "0"? Just to keep from having to
    > modify all of the other numbers? None of the other files in this
    > directory start at 0...

    Heh yeah.

    Luis


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