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SubjectRe: Proposal: Linux Kernel Patch Management System
Alexander Viro writes:

> Sigh... You know, some stuff is security-sensitive. Dunno about
> other folks, but in such situations I prefer to send the patches OOB
> to relevant maintainers. And they often go through several rewrites
> before they go into the tree. Having descriptions of _all_ pending
> patches in publicly accessible place may become an interesting
> problem.

We could add a "security" or "private" flag that would do the right
thing. I haven't asked Linus about how he wants security-sensitive
stuff handled (OOB or with the kernel-patch system but not public).

In terms of rewrites, that's why there is an "obsoletes" tag.

- Dan
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