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SubjectRe: 2.2 missing features
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In article <m0zUu0p-0007UDC@the-village.bc.nu>,
alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox) writes:
>> What can we do to keep this from happening in the 2.3 to 2.4/3.0 conversion?
>> Would it be reasonable to ask that there be patches for both stable and
>> development before a feature is added to the stable branch?

> If we had a cvs log we could take the CVS branches from 2.0.29 or so
> when 2.1.x was split off and merge the relevant forward changes. You'll
> just have to hope Linus can remember everything or go through the patches
> from 2.0.30 onwards checking stuff has been forward ported. I know the
> /proc security patches are missing, but most of the other changes made in
> 2.0.36 up to pre12 are in 2.1.x. Someone willing to backcheck over the
> previous 2.0.x diffs would be great

In future it would be useful to adopt a policy to never accept changes for
2.0 unless 2.1 has the equivalent bug fix/change

-Andi

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